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    Friday, June 28 (lasts 3 days) - 2019 Hilo Orchid Show, Hilo, HI (0 members going)
  2. 864012 Friday, July 12 (lasts 13 days) - Baton Rouge Orchid Society's Show & Sale, Baton Rouge, LA (0 members going)
  3. 3 22 2019 6 49 38 pm Tuesday, August 6 (lasts 6 days) - Sociedad Colombiana de Orquideologia "Exposición Orquideas, Flores & Artesanias", Medellin, Antioquia (0 members going)
  4. 32116610 209510449653014 3040914799224422400 n Wednesday, August 7 (lasts 5 days) - Virtual Orchid Society "2nd Expo Orchids Shopper", Cagus, PR (0 members going)
  5. 12 26 2018 9 51 20 pm Saturday, September 14 (lasts 2 days) - Galveston Bay Orchid Society Show "Symphony of Orchids", League City, TX (0 members going)
  6. Saturday, September 21 (lasts 2 days) - Ridge Orchid Society Show "Orchids Gone Wild", Bartow, FL (0 members going)
  7. 4 7 2019 10 54 59 pm Saturday, September 28 (lasts 2 days) - Smoky Mountain Orchid Society Show, Knoxville, TN (0 members going)
  8. 12 26 2018 4 41 47 pm Thursday, October 3 (lasts 4 days) - Maui Orchid Society - Maui Fair "Orchidland Show", Wailuku, HI (0 members going)
  9. 9 7 2018 1 32 53 pm Saturday, October 12 (lasts 2 days) - Gainesville Orchid Society Show "Orchids in the Garden", Gainesville, FL (0 members going)
  10. 9 7 2018 12 35 57 pm Friday, October 25 (lasts 3 days) - Delray Beach Orchid Society Show "Orchids on the Square", Delray Beach, FL (0 members going)
  11. Eios 102019 Saturday, October 26 (lasts 2 days) - Eastern Iowa Orchid Show & Sale, Cedar Rapids, IA (0 members going)
  12. 9 9 2018 3 38 22 pm Saturday, February 1 (lasts 2 days) - Madison Orchid Growers Guild "Orchid Quest", Madison, WI (0 members going)
  13. 9 7 2018 12 40 06 pm Saturday, February 8 (lasts 2 days) - Boca Raton Orchid Society Show "In Love With... Orchids", Boca Raton, FL (0 members going)
  14. Saturday, April 11 (lasts 2 days) - Flamingo Gardens Orchid Society Show, Davie, FL (​1 member going)


Upcoming Global Events

11 27 2018 11 48 10 am

13th Asia Pacific Orchid Conference 2019, Malaysia

Starting Wednesday, July 24, 2019 (lasts 5 days) Event by Asia Pacific Orchid Conference Read More
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Cattleya Symposium, United States

Starting Friday, August 2, 2019 (lasts 2 days) Event by Odom's Orchids Read More
9 6 2018 11 54 08 am

23rd World Orchid Conference, Taiwan

Starting Monday, March 9, 2020 (lasts 4 days) Event by The World Orchid Conference Trust Read More
11 29 2018 9 36 27 am

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: Anne Maloney, Everton Hills, Queensland, Australia | sarah lynne, TAMPA, FL | Lora Hodnett, Mt. Dora, Fl. | Margaret Boon, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand | Budi Prasetyanto, Jambi, Jambi, Indonesia | Amy Ramsay, Beckley, WV | Sara Nortrup, Sarasota, FL | Deborah Fox, Spotsylvania, Virginia | Marlenid Rosado, Dorado, Puerto Rico , Puerto Rico |

   Member-Added Plants:

860ee1c1 e8b8 4a12 a8fc 39db924245f3 V. Pure's Wax var. Pink plant grown by Mary Lane in Naples, Florida.

Latest Articles

3 5 2019 1 08 04 pm

PET Method of Potting Catasetums

Posted by Stephen Van Kampen-Lewis 4 months ago Hi All, I made a video on the PET method of Catasetum potting. I'm pretty sure this is the first such video like this in English. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/eMXBwGhuT6I Read More
3 1 2019 6 07 02 pm

OrchidWiz: Offspring of Brassavola nodosa

Posted by Alex Maximiano 4 months ago To view the first-generation offspring of Brassavola nodosa in OrchidWiz, follow these steps: From the Start screen, enter partial text "nodosa" and click "Search Orchid".   A new tab ... Read More
3 1 2019 5 19 04 pm

OrchidWiz: Most Awarded Primary Hybrids of Genus Cymbidium

Posted by Alex Maximiano 4 months ago To find out the most awarded cymbidium primary hybrids in OrchidWiz, do the following steps: From the Start screen, select "ALL Genera".   A new tab called "Genera" appears.  In this s... Read More
3 1 2019 1 46 11 pm

OrchidWiz: Which Country has the Most Orchid Species?

Posted by Alex Maximiano 4 months ago With OrchidWiz, you can find what countries have the greatest number of naturally occurring orchid species.  To do this, from the Start screen, click the button "Areas": As you can see from th... Read More
3 1 2019 1 29 47 pm

OrchidWiz Species World Map

Posted by Alex Maximiano 4 months ago To see the OrchidWiz Species World Map, from the Start screen, click the Species Map button: OrchidWiz opens a new tab called "World Map".  In this map, there are buttons for each botanical re... Read More
2 28 2019 7 11 54 pm

OrchidWiz: Most AOS-Awarded Orchids of the Past Decade (Flower Quality)

Posted by Alex Maximiano 4 months ago This article shows how to use OrchidWiz to list the orchids most awarded by the American Orchid Society over the last decade (2009 through 2018).  To get this list, follow these steps: From t... Read More
2 28 2019 5 23 57 pm

OrchidWiz: Top Cattleyas Most Hybridized in the Last Decade

Posted by Alex Maximiano 4 months ago This article shows how to use OrchidWiz to list the Cattleya-Alliance orchids most hybridized over the last decade (2009 through 2018).  To get this list, follow these steps: From the top men... Read More
2 27 2019 9 40 08 pm

Finding a Cross in OrchidWiz: Method 3

Posted by Alex Maximiano 4 months ago This article covers finding a cross in OrchidWiz using the Group tab.  For the purpose of this article, let's assume we are looking for the name of the registered hybrid which is the result of cros... Read More
2 27 2019 5 03 07 pm

Finding a Cross in OrchidWiz: Method 2

Posted by Alex Maximiano 4 months ago This article covers finding a cross in OrchidWiz using the Orchid Search tab.  For the purpose of this article, let's assume we are looking for the name of the registered hybrid which is the result... Read More
2 27 2019 4 27 31 pm

Finding a Cross in OrchidWiz: Method 1

Posted by Alex Maximiano 4 months ago This article covers finding a cross in OrchidWiz using the Search Cross tab.  For the purpose of this article, let's assume we are looking for the name of the registered hybrid which is the result ... Read More

New Topics

  1. shirleen trabeaux asked question Epidendrium Costa Rica in category General Discussion
  2. William Schinella asked question I want to know how to name this plant in category General Discussion
  3. John Marmaro asked question Availability of a particular primary hybrid in category Cattleya Alliance
  4. Jerri campbell asked question Identify this plant. in category Cattleya Alliance
  5. Richard Whyte asked question unable to add orchid to my collection in category General Discussion

New Comments

  1. 92f7c225 2490 4d3b 822c 2f4b8f30d6b8 Mary Lane commented on member plant Den. Enobi Purple by Mary Lane
  2. 92f7c225 2490 4d3b 822c 2f4b8f30d6b8 Mary Lane commented on orchid Rlc. Paradise Rose
  3. Marc Lefkowitz commented on member plant Phal. lueddemanniana by Laura Rethers
  4. 92f7c225 2490 4d3b 822c 2f4b8f30d6b8 Mary Lane commented on orchid V. Kultana Blue
  5. John Marmaro commented on orchid Psy. atropurpurea
  6. John Marmaro commented on topic "unable to add orchid to my collection" by Richard Whyte
  7. John Marmaro commented on orchid Lc. Jairak Fire
  8. John Marmaro commented on orchid E. pulcherrima
  9. John Marmaro commented on orchid E. guadalupeae
  10. John Marmaro commented on orchid Epi. conopseum
  11. Image Carol Holdren commented on member plant Colm. Wildcat 'Yellow Cat' by Diana Sammy
  12. Image Carol Holdren commented on topic "Epidendrium Costa Rica" by shirleen trabeaux
  13. Image Carol Holdren commented on member plant Dact. purpurella var. cambrensis by Clint Dalrymple
  14. Image Carol Holdren commented on member plant Bct. Roman Holiday ''Hamlyn' AM/AOS' by Terence Kew
  15. 92f7c225 2490 4d3b 822c 2f4b8f30d6b8 Mary Lane commented on member plant C. purpurata var. werkhauseri by Mary Lane
  16. Backward Pointing Godwit commented on member plant C. Canhamiana var. Unknown by Backward Pointing Godwit
  17. Image Carol Holdren commented on topic "I want to know how to name this plant" by William Schinella
  18. 92f7c225 2490 4d3b 822c 2f4b8f30d6b8 Mary Lane commented on member plant Ons. Wildcat var. Golden Red Star by Mary Lane
  19. Image Carol Holdren commented on topic "Availability of a particular primary hybrid" by John Marmaro
  20. Image Carol Holdren commented on topic "Identify this plant. " by Jerri campbell


Members with Most Plants (Public)

  1. Cym tracyanum %281355%293 Barry Zimmerman of Milpitas, California with 258 plants.
  2. David Anderson of Saint Louis, Missouri with 112 plants.
  3. 062 denunicum Tom Kuligowski of Pompano Beach, Florida with 106 plants.
  4. Phillip Ting of San Jose, CA with 95 plants.
  5. Judy Wagner of Vero Beach, Florida with 82 plants.
  6. Paph hsinying jewel x paph hsying jewel september 09 2018 Adrienne Alexander of Cape Elizabeth, ME with 65 plants.
  7. Xavier Hung of Davis, CA with 54 plants.
  8. 92f7c225 2490 4d3b 822c 2f4b8f30d6b8 Mary Lane of Naples, Florida with 52 plants.
  9. Chase Hubbard of Asheville, NC with 49 plants.
  10. 36474725 10209467301960032 7781409249090863104 n Phạm Thanh Hải of Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam with 49 plants.
  11. George Dimos of Vermont south 3133, Victoria, Australia with 48 plants.
  12. 2c91367f 187d 45dd a008 e7128a3b9468 Frances LaVigne of Naples, FL with 44 plants.
  13. 20141207 154203 Diana Sammy of Siparia, Trinidad and Tobago with 41 plants.
  14. Sharon photo feb 2017 Sharon Stretton of Gympie, Queensland, Australia with 41 plants.
  15. Terry Moore of Champaign, IL with 40 plants.
  16. Lee Ailshie of SC with 40 plants.
  17. Jardin GrisCar of Juangriego , Nueva esparta , Venezuela with 37 plants.
  18. John Appelbaum of St. Louis, Mo with 37 plants.
  19. 20171220 171911 Terence Kew of Singapore with 31 plants.
  20. S terry of Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom with 28 plants.