Orchids in California






Bulbophyllum, Cattleya, Dendrobium, Dendrochilum, Dracula, Masdevallia, Oncidium, and other genera available.  Established in 1985.  Rudy and Anne Bachmann.  Arroyo Grande, California, USA.

SLO Orchids

Seven orchid growers are featured in a region close to the Pacific coastline between San Francisco and Los Angeles, California, USA.

California Orchid Trail

Wholesale supplier of Cymbidium cut flowers.  Barbara Rudvalis.  Carlsbad, California, USA.

Rudvalis Orchids

Behind the scenes peek into an orchid world full of eccentric characters, petty rivalries, competitive judging, hunters, smugglers, and thieves.  DVD and video on demand available.  An independent film by Rich Walton.  Long Beach, California, USA.

The Judge, the Hunter, the Thief and the Black Orchid

Membership, events, and contact information.  Carmel, California, USA

Carmel Orchid Society

Specializing in a wide array of the unusual, including blue Cattleyas.  Jim Kotsybar and John Seykoski.  Lompoc, California, USA.

Chaotic Exotics

Growing orchids outside in Southern California.   Roberta Fox.  Costa Mesa, California, USA.

Roberta's Orchids

Cymbidium information, events, and sales.  San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA.

Cymserely Yours

Retail and wholesale vendor specializing in Cymbidiums.  Laboratory supplies and services.  Carpinteria, California, USA.

Gallup & Stribling Orchids

Membership and activities info.  Arcadia, California, USA.

San Gabriel Valley Orchid Hobbyists

Boutique orchid vendor specializing in coerulea Phalaenopsis species and hybrids.  Rob Shepherd.  San Fernando Valley, California, USA.

Sapphire Dragon Orchids

Encouraging the culture, propagation, hybridization, and preservation of orchids.  Founded 1958.  Napa, California, USA.

Napa Valley Orchid Society

Small, family-owned company specializing in hardy orchids.  Genera offered includes Cypripedium, Habenaria, Bletilla, Spathoglottis, and Spiranthes.  Culture notes.  Mountain View, California, USA.

Arirang Orchids

Formed in 1989, the Golden Gate Cymbidium Society promotes the appreciation of Cymbidiums and meets monthly in Oakland, California, USA.

Cymbidium Society of America: San Francisco Bay Area

Mix of orchids, bromeliads, and art offered.   Garden room available for events.  Established 1976.   Nancy Victoria Davis and Michael Rothenberg.   Pacifica, California, USA.

Shelldance Orchid Gardens

Sharing information and educating one another in the culture of Cymbidiums, Paphiopedilums, and other outdoor growing orchid genera.  This branch of the CSA holds monthly meetings, except in July, August and December, at the Lake San Marcos Pavilion, in San Marcos, California, USA.

Cymbidium Society of America: San Diego County

Offering floral services, graphic design, web design, and printing, in addition to a variety of orchid plants for the enthusiast.  Angelic Nguyen.  San Jose, California, USA.

Orchid Design

Original watercolours of orchids, prints, and notecards available.  Sally Robertson.  Bolinas, California, USA.

Sally Robertson Watercolors

Specialist growers of Masdevallia species and hybrids, Draculas, and other Pleurothallids.  John Leather, Bob Hamilton, and Gary Meyer.  Pacifica, California, USA.

Hawk Hill Orchids

Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, Dendrobium and other orchid varieties offered at retail location.  Gilroy, California, USA.

South Pacific Orchids

Selection of orchid genera offered includes Odontoglossum, Oncidium, Masdevallia, Dendrobium, and Bulbophyllum.  Orchid culture notes.  Established in 1981.  Tom Perlite.  San Francisco, California, USA.

Golden Gate Orchids

Orchids and ceramic ware offered for sale.  The site also features articles about orchids and available speaking programs.  Marni Turkel.  Santa Rosa, California, USA.

Stony Point Ceramic Design

Selection of orchids (including species),  designer orchid arrangements, mounted plants, and orchid boarding services offered.  Established in 1976.  Encinitas, California, USA.

Cal Pacific Orchid Farm

Several genera of orchids available including Cattleya, Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Bulbophyllum, and Zygopetalum.  Fred Clarke.  Vista, California, USA.

Sunset Valley Orchids