Upcoming Events Worldwide

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  1. Friday, March 5 (lasts 3 days) - Orchid Sock Hop, Stuart, FL (0 members going)
  2. Saturday, April 3 (lasts 2 days) - Flamingo Gardens Orchid Society Show, Davie, FL (​3 members going)
  3. Saturday, April 17 - OAEG Annual Speakers’ Day, St. Croix, St. Croix ​(1 member going)
  4. Friday, October 29 (lasts 3 days) - Fall in Love With Orchdis, Homestead, Florida (0 members going)

Upcoming Global Events

Orchids: Attraction and Deception, United States

Thursday, February 4, 2021 (lasts 6 months)
Event by The Arthur & Phyllis Kaplan Orchid Conservatory Read More

World Orchid Conference, Taiwan

Starting Saturday, April 24, 2021 (lasts 10 days) Event by The World Orchid Conference Trust Read More

19th European Orchid Council Conference and Exhibition, Denmark

Starting Thursday, May 6, 2021 (lasts 4 days) Event by Danish Orchid Society / Dansk Orchide Klub Read More

Welcome new members: Gity kalantarian, Dezfull, Iran | Waldo Mora, Hatillo , PR, Puerto Rico | Yanio Martinez de la Cotera, Coral Springs, FL | c brabander, Moorpark, CA | Olivier Turina, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL | Mike Jones, Telford, Pennsylvania | Di Matteo Raffaella, Pescara, Abruzzo, Italy | Ashley Loper, Port Orange, Fl | Felix To, Toronto, ON, Canada |

   Recent Sale/Trade Plants:

Angcm. Crestwood '3 Spurs' $50.00 listed by Olivier Turina FORT LAUDERDALE, USA Local Only

Rlc. Odom's Talent $50.00 listed by Sandi Block-Brezner Davie (Ft. Lauderdale), USA

C. trianae var. 'Sangretoro' x 'Martinelli' $40.00 listed by Sandi Block-Brezner Davie (Ft. Lauderdale), USA
You can List a Plant for Sale or Trade. It's a free service to our members.

   Member-Added Plants:

Rlc. Shinfong Unique 'Tian Stu' plant grown by William Gorski in Marco Island, Florida.

Featured Articles

Beginners Start Here

Author is Ken Slump, posted 2 months 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

Flower Boosters

Author is Roy Tokunaga, posted 3 months ago Flower Boosters  Florida 2018 by Roy Tokunaga   Email:  [email protected]   Definition:  Anything that will empower my Orchid to spike more reliably with maximum flowers.   It can be cultu... Read More

Have Local Orchids to Sell or Trade?

Author is Sys Admin, posted 9 months ago Do you have divisions of plants you would like to sell or trade but do not have the resources to ship?  With the ORCHIDS.ORG "local pickup only" option, you can post plants for sale or trade but sp... Read More

Water: The Most Important Nutrient

Author is Roy Tokunaga, posted 9 months 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

Across the Centuries (Part 2)

Author is Ken Slump, posted 2 months ago After Rising in Popularity in Great Britain, Orchid Passion Arrives in the United States AS NOTED IN PART ONE OF THIS article in the November 2007 issue of Orchids (pages 820–823), a few orchi... Read More

Across the Centuries (Part 1)

Author is Ken Slump, posted 2 months ago The Story of Orchids Parallels Much of the General History of Recent Times PERHAPS FEW OF THOSE WHO pause to admire a flowering orchid in the produce section of their favorite supermarket or i... Read More

A Special Lady

Author is Ken Slump, posted 2 months ago The Influence of a Raffle-Table Orchid Plant IN THE ORCHID WORLD, THERE are as many fascinating people as there are orchids, and this is a brief story about one of each. Mickey Carmichael, ... Read More

Tools of the Trade

Author is Ken Slump, posted 2 months ago Gearing Up with Two Gadgets to Grow Better Orchids THERE SEEM TO BE FEW HORTICULTURAL pursuits that have more available paraphernalia than orchid growing. The need or practicality of much of t... Read More

New Topics

  1. John Small asked question Paper Wasp? in category General Discussion
  2. Sharie Heckaman started topic Photos of plants in category General Discussion
  3. Roberto Lizama started topic Orchid identification in category General Discussion
  4. Roberto Lizama asked question Help to idenficate this orchid in category General Discussion
  5. William Gorski asked question Dendrobium Identification in category General Discussion

New Comments

  1. Mary Lane commented on member plant Fdk. After Dark 'SVO Black Pearl FCC/AOS; CCE/AOS' by William Gorski
  2. John Small commented on topic "Paper Wasp?" by John Small
  3. Lauren Hutchison commented on topic "Help to idenficate this orchid" by Roberto Lizama
  4. Carol Holdren commented on member plant Phal. Timothy Christopher by Vickie Seibert
  5. Carol Holdren commented on topic "Photos of plants " by Sharie Heckaman
  6. Carol Holdren commented on member plant C. Ronald Fonseca var. Compact 'SVO' by Vickie Seibert
  7. Roberto Lizama commented on member plant Ntl. bicolor by Roberto Lizama
  8. Carol Holdren commented on member plant Gra. stapeliiflora var. Waki by Melvin Waki
  9. Vickie Seibert commented on member plant Phal. Anna-Larati Soekardi 'Wilson' by Vickie Seibert
  10. Carol Holdren commented on member plant Rrm. Spunky by Melvin Waki
  11. Charles Vella commented on topic "Orchid list Cold/Warm" by Charles Vella
  12. Sandi Block-Brezner commented on topic "Brassocattleya hybrid?" by Sandi Block-Brezner
  13. Robert H. Findlay commented on topic "looking for info about an unregistered cattleya" by bob lewis
  14. james Hu commented on orchid Den. vannouhuysii

Members with Most Plants (Public)

  1. Je​anne M Uzar of Citrus Heights, California with 80​7 plants.
  2. Gü​nther Eilers of North, New Zealand with 39​6 plants.
  3. Bar​ry Zimmerman of Milpitas, California with 258 plants.
  4. G. K. of Mount Vernon, NY with 21​1 plants.
  5. St​efan Neher of Arlington, Virginia with 18​1 plants.
  6. Ma​ry Lane of Naples, Florida with 16​9 plants.
  7. Phi​llip Ting of San Jose, CA with 118 plants.
  8. Da​vid Anderson of Saint Louis, Missouri with 11​2 plants.
  9. Fr​ances LaVigne of Naples, FL with 10​8 plants.
  10. Ja​mes Padgett of Kingsport, TN with 10​7 plants.
  11. Tom Kuligowski of Pompano Beach, Florida with 106 plants.
  12. Ma​rk Bennett of Emerald, Victoria, Australia with 90 plants.
  13. Tan​ya Lam of San Jose, California with 89 plants.
  14. Vi​ckie Seibert of Lancaster, Pennsylvania with 87 plants.
  15. Ch​ase Hubbard of Asheville, NC with 86 plants.
  16. Ro​bert H. Findlay of Brewster, MA with 85 plants.
  17. Jud​y Wagner of Vero Beach, Florida with 82 plants.
  18. Te​rry Moore of Champaign, IL with 81 plants.
  19. Wil​liam Gorski of Marco Island, Florida with 79 plants.
  20. Ni​cholas Stein of San Lorenzo, CA with 70 plants.