Upcoming Events Worldwide

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  1. Saturday, March 16 (lasts 2 days) - Annual Orchid Show and Sale, Ranch Palos Verdes, CA (0 members going)

Upcoming Global Events



Welcome new members: François Renaud, Mont-Laurier, Québec, Canada | Lynn Cofer, CHARLESTON, SC | Paulo Fiuza, Luz, Minas Gerais, Brazil | CJ Mack, Leesville, SC | Sam Leach, London, United Kingdom | Kyle Saunders, New York, NY | Maria Cristina Smith, Palmetto Bay, Florida | Ashley Locklear, Rowland, NC | Carmen Britton, Sparks, NV |

   Recent Sale/Trade Plants:


LAELIA AND MYRMECOPHILA HYBRIDS $25.00 listed by dr adam t cohen sarasota, USA

Paph Love Conquers $30.00 listed by Linda Thorne Seagrove, USA
You can List a Plant for Sale or Trade. It's a free service to our members.

   Member-Added Plants:

C. lueddemanniana var. Coerulea, Venosa plant grown by Paulo Fiuza in Luz, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Featured Articles

Easy Orchids

Author is Ken Slump, posted almost 3 years ago Suggestions for Choosing Plants Requiring Minimal Care THIS SEEMS LIKE AN IDEAL TOPIC for an article. Many of us want to enjoy orchid flowers with a minimum of fuss and I have found that most ... Read More

Beginners Start Here

Author is Ken Slump, posted about 3 years ago A 12-Step Plan for Becoming a Successful Orchid Grower IF YOU ARE NEW TO THE ORCHID hobby and perhaps feel you are not enjoying the success with your plants that you had hoped for, read throug... Read More

Water: The Most Important Nutrient

Author is Roy Tokunaga, posted over 3 years ago We take water for granted.  It falls out of the sky.  It flows from the faucet.  Oahu city water is considered good for growing Orchids.   We use it without thought or concern. If you study orch... Read More

Newest Articles

Orchids.org Information

Author is Carol Holdren, posted almost 2 years ago Orchids.org is the website for the International Orchid Foundation (IOF).  We are a not for profit organization registered with the IRS and founded by three hobbyists who live in South Florida.  To... Read More

Welcome New Members!! To be appointed administrator of your society or business page, please email us at [email protected].

Author is Carol Holdren, posted over 2 years ago You can tailor your society or business page yourself when you are the administrator. Add events and photos. Make Orchids.org a part of your outreach - it is all at no cost to you. When you list yo... Read More

Check out the great beginner articles by Ken Slump Added to ORCHIDS.ORG

Author is Sys Admin, posted almost 3 years ago The International Orchid Foundation is happy to announce the publishing of 71 articles written by Ken Slump, long time orchid grower and judge.  The content contains a weath of information, especia... Read More

Your Local Orchid Society

Author is Ken Slump, posted almost 3 years ago Join, Participate and Discover New Flowers and Friends EVERY SERIOUS ORCHID HOBBYIST should seek out and become an active member of their local orchid society. From the moment I walked into my... Read More

New Topics

  1. kevan gregory asked question how difficult is it growing from seed in category General Discussion
  2. Carmen Britton asked question Information in category General Discussion
  3. Jeanne Uzar Hudson asked question Repotting Large Cattleyas in category Cattleya Alliance
  4. Nancy Shapiro asked question Where did you find this type of orchid pot? in category General Discussion
  5. Charles H Wood asked question Orchids wanted St.Croix usvi in category General Discussion

New Comments

  1. Carol Holdren commented on topic "Information " by Carmen Britton
  2. Carol Holdren commented on topic "Repotting Large Cattleyas" by Jeanne Uzar Hudson
  3. Carol Holdren commented on member plant C. lueddemanniana var. Coerulea, Venosa by Paulo Fiuza
  4. Jeanne Uzar Hudson commented on topic "Banrot 40WP" by Therese Stecher
  5. Maria Lucia Prieto Real commented on orchid Rlc. Village Chief Armani
  6. Mariana Chacon commented on orchid Gom. Jiaho Queen
  7. Roberto Lizama commented on member plant Max. dillonii by Roberto Lizama
  8. Nancy Speedy commented on scheduled event "2024 Orchid show Martin County "Ocean of Orchids"" by Martin County Orchid Society
  9. Jeanne Uzar Hudson commented on member plant Paph. Fanaticum by Jeanne Uzar Hudson
  10. R .Benson commented on member plant Den. Tianmu Green Elf 'Sweetheart' by R .Benson
  11. Alice Walker commented on article "Oeniella polystachys" by Tom Kuligowski
  12. Kathryn Kersey commented on scheduled event "Boca Raton Orchid Society Show & Sale" by Boca Raton Orchid Society
  13. BJ Lough commented on member plant Asctm. miniatum by BJ Lough
  14. Carol Holdren commented on topic "Where did you find this type of orchid pot?" by Nancy Shapiro

Members with Most Plants (Public)

  1. Gü​nther Eilers of North with 11​21 plants.
  2. Je​anne Uzar Hudson of Cross Hill, South Carolina with 82​0 plants.
  3. Va​nessa Monteiro of Carmo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with 51​5 plants.
  4. Ma​ry Lane of Naples, Florida with 27​0 plants.
  5. Bar​ry Zimmerman of Milpitas, California with 258 plants.
  6. G. K. of Mount Vernon, NY with 21​1 plants.
  7. Ma​rk Bennett of Emerald, Victoria, Australia with 20​3 plants.
  8. Li​nda Hartman of PORT ST LUCIE, FL with 17​9 plants.
  9. Je​fferson Lenzi of São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo, Brazil with 16​8 plants.
  10. Ro​bert H. Findlay of Brewster, Massachusetts with 14​3 plants.
  11. R .Benson of Saint Paul, MN with 13​5 plants.
  12. Wil​liam Gorski of Marco Island, Florida with 133 plants.
  13. Na​te La Breche of San Diego, California with 13​3 plants.
  14. Sh​awn Dvorak of Clermont, Florida with 13​2 plants.
  15. Phi​llip Ting of San Jose, CA with 129 plants.
  16. Tan​ya Lam of San Jose, California with 124 plants.
  17. Vi​ckie Seibert of Lancaster, Pennsylvania with 12​1 plants.
  18. St​even Kirincich of Concord, Massachusetts with 11​3 plants.
  19. Ni​cholas Stein of San Lorenzo, CA with 11​3 plants.
  20. Da​vid Anderson of Saint Louis, Missouri with 11​2 plants.