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Orchids in California

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Orchid Conservation Coalition

  Orchid Conservation Coalition

Grassroots organization made up of people, orchid societies, and orchid businesses dedicated to raising awareness and money for orchid conservation.

Sunset Valley Orchids

  Sunset Valley Orchids

An orchid nursery and laboratory dedicated to breeding new hybrids. Fred Clarke. Vista, California, United States.

Diablo View Orchid Society

  Diablo View Orchid Society

Promoting and stimulating orchid interest in the East San Francisco Bay Area. Founded 1987. Concord, California, United States.

Orchid Digest

  Orchid Digest

Encouraging education and enthusiasm for growing orchids. Publisher of "Orchid Digest" magazine. Founded 1937. Laguna Niguel, California, United States.

SLO Orchids

  SLO Orchids

A variety of orchid hybrids and species are available. Established 1993. Arroyo Grande, California, United States.

Cal-Orchid

  Cal-Orchid

A varied selection of orchids offered for sale. Established 1987. Santa Barbara, California, United States.

Colombian Orchid Imports

  Colombian Orchid Imports

Importer of CITES documented, nursery propagated, plant divisions from Columbia. Gary Meyer. San Francisco, California, United States.

Pacific Central Judging Region

  Pacific Central Judging Region

Providing orchid enthusiasts with access to the American Orchid Society judging system. San Francisco, California, United States.

Orchids.com

  Orchids.com

Also known as Norman's Orchids, this vendor offers an assortment of orchids. Established 1986. Montclair, California, United States.

Casa de las Orquideas

  Casa de las Orquideas

Orchid vendor specializing in Cymbidiums. Established 1976. Loren and Nancy Batchman. Solana Beach, California, United States.

Andy's Orchids

  Andy's Orchids

Family-owned nursery specializing in species orchids. Established 1990. Andy Phillips. Encinitas, California, United States.

Newport Harbor Orchid Society

  Newport Harbor Orchid Society

Fostering the culture, cultivation, and conservation of orchids. Founded 1979. Costa Mesa, California, United States.

San Francisco Orchid Society

  San Francisco Orchid Society

A group of diverse people bound together by their love of orchids. Founded 1951. San Francisco, California, United States.

Gold Country Orchids

  Gold Country Orchids

An orchid species specialist who is also known for miniature and compact Cattleyas. Established 1978. Alan Koch. Lincoln, California, United States.

Orchid Society of Southern California

  Orchid Society of Southern California

Encouraging orchid education, culture, growing, hybridization, preservation, and perpetuation. Founded 1940. Burbank, California, United States.

Orchid Conservation Alliance

  Orchid Conservation Alliance

Promoters of orchid conservation and organizers of international orchid-focused trips. Founded 2006. Encinitas, California, United States.

San Diego County Orchid Society

  San Diego County Orchid Society

Increasing awareness of orchid conservation and cultivation and promoting an interest in the public. San Diego, California, United States.

Santa Barbara Orchid Estate

  Santa Barbara Orchid Estate

An orchid nursery carrying a diverse range of orchid species and hybrids. Founded 1957. Santa Barbara, California, United States.

Sacramento Orchid Society

  Sacramento Orchid Society

Educational organization dedicated to providing orchid cultivation information to the public. Founded 1947. Sacramento, California, United States.

Peninsula Orchid Society

  Peninsula Orchid Society

With a diverse membership that spans all ages, backgrounds, and skill levels, everyone is welcome. Founded 1946. San Mateo, California, United States.

South Pacific Orchids

  South Pacific Orchids

Specializing in Phalaenopsis orchids and Asian indoor plants. Gilroy, California, United States.

Sequoia Orchids

  Sequoia Orchids

Specializing in laboratory-propagated cool growing orchids. Fortuna, California, United States.

Golden Gate Orchids

  Golden Gate Orchids

A vendor offering a selection of orchids and supplies for sale. Established 1981. Tom Perlite. San Francisco, California, United States.

OrchidSource Laboratory and Nursery

  OrchidSource Laboratory and Nursery

A source for orchids, flasking supplies, laboratory equipment, and services. Vista, California, United States.

Peter T. Lin - Diamond Orchids

  Peter T. Lin - Diamond Orchids

An orchid hobbyist, speaker, hybridizer, and AOS judge offers his plants and services. Peter T. Lin. Diamond Bar, California, United States.

Humboldt Orchid Society

  Humboldt Orchid Society

Educating people about the growing, flowering, and conserving of orchids. Eureka, California, United States.

Orchid Society of Santa Barbara

  Orchid Society of Santa Barbara

Members meet regularly to share their interest in orchids. Santa Barbara, California, United States.

Marin Orchid Society

  Marin Orchid Society

Enthusiasts having a common interest in orchid culture, conservation, and habitat preservation. San Rafael, California, United States.

Gallup & Stribling Orchids

  Gallup & Stribling Orchids

A retail and wholesale vendor offering Cymbidiums, Phalaenopsis, and propagation laboratory services. Carpinteria, California, United States.

California Sierra Nevada Judging Center

  California Sierra Nevada Judging Center

Serving the Central Valley of California and northern Nevada with American Orchid Society judging services. Sacramento, California, United States.

San Gabriel Valley Orchid Hobbyists

  San Gabriel Valley Orchid Hobbyists

Members enjoy their common passion and learning about orchid culture. Arcadia, California, United States.

Central California Orchid Society

  Central California Orchid Society

A society of enthusiasts pursuing their passion for orchids in the San Joaquin Valley. Fresno, California, United States.

Ventura County Orchid Society

  Ventura County Orchid Society

Members of this organization like sharing their mutual fascination with orchids. Founded 1966. Ventura, California, United States.

Cosgrove Cymbidium Company

  Cosgrove Cymbidium Company

Several orchid genera offered for sale. Established 1971. Encinitas, California, United States.

Long Beach Amateur Orchid Society

  Long Beach Amateur Orchid Society

Enthusiasts meet to promote the appreciation of orchids and to share information. Founded 1955. Long Beach, California, United States.

Matsui Nursery

  Matsui Nursery

Large wholesale producer of several orchid genera. Established 1967. Andy and Teresa Matsui. Salinas, California, United States.

StreetMorrisArt

  StreetMorrisArt

Original orchid art and prints are available. Robin Street-Morris. San Diego, California, United States.

Orchidmate

  Orchidmate

Offering orchid growing supplies with wood baskets being a specialty. San Jose, California, United States.

Stanhopea Culture

  Stanhopea Culture

Dedicated to the horticulture and enjoyment of the orchid genus Stanhopea. Robert Lauri. California, United States.

Paphways Orchids

  Paphways Orchids

Offering a variety of orchids and a potting mix for sale. Joel Bollinger. Fieldbrook, California, United States.

Cool Growing Orchid Society

  Cool Growing Orchid Society

A friendly group of enthusiasts who enjoy growing orchids outdoors and wish to share their knowledge and experience. Garden Grove, California, United States.

Cal Pacific Orchid Farm

  Cal Pacific Orchid Farm

A family-owned business offering an assortment of orchids and services. Established 1976. Encinitas, California, United States.

Robert Bedard Horticulture

  Robert Bedard Horticulture

Selection of orchids, in various sizes, offered for sale. Scotts Valley, California, United States.

Carmel Orchid Society

  Carmel Orchid Society

A group of orchid enthusiasts who enjoy getting together to learn about orchids and their culture. Carmel, California, United States

Brookside Orchids

  Brookside Orchids

Vendor offering a variety of orchids and services. Established 1979. Menlo Park, California, United States.

Palomar Orchid Society

  Palomar Orchid Society

An organization dedicated to promoting and understanding orchids. Founded 1965. Carlsbad, California, United States.

Essence of Orchids

  Essence of Orchids

An orchid images collection with cultural information inspiring beauty. A'na and Paul Sa'tara. San Francisco Bay area, California, United States.

Santy Orchids

  Santy Orchids

Cymbidium vendor with an assortment of plants for sale. Joesph Santy. Long Beach, California, United States.

Five Cities Orchid Society

  Five Cities Orchid Society

Encouraging the growing of orchids while helping to promote their conservation. Founded 1990. Arroyo Grande, California, United States.

Orange County Orchid Society

  Orange County Orchid Society

Promoting the education, appreciation, conservation, and cultivation of orchids. Yorba Linda, California, United States.

Sapphire Dragon Orchids

  Sapphire Dragon Orchids

Boutique vendor specializing in coerulea Phalaenopsis and a database for managing orchid information. Rob Shepherd. Santa Clarita, California, United States.

Hamilton Orchids and Plantscapes

  Hamilton Orchids and Plantscapes

Serving the San Francisco bay area with horticultural services. Crisler Hamilton. Established 1984. Sonoma, California, United States.

Malibu Orchid Society

  Malibu Orchid Society

Members meet with other orchid growers regularly to learn more about their favourite plants. Founded 1963. Malibu, California, United States.

Conejo Orchid Society

  Conejo Orchid Society

Members have a love of orchids and a desire for orchid knowledge in common. Westlake Village, California, United States.

Flori-Culture

  Flori-Culture

A vendor selling a wide range of orchid growing supplies. Sacramento, California, United States.

Austin Creek Orchids

  Austin Creek Orchids

An assortment of orchid species and hybrids are available. Dale Martin. Petaluma, California, United States.

Mariposa Garden

  Mariposa Garden

Nursery whose orchid focus is on Cymbidiums and growing supplies. Lakewood, California, United States.

California Orchid Trail

  California Orchid Trail

Several orchid growers are featured in a region close to the Pacific coastline. California, United States.

Gublers Orchids

  Gublers Orchids

Nursery selling orchids directly to the public or through their wholesale channel. Established 1918 (in Switzerland). Landers, California, United States.

South Bay Orchid Society

  South Bay Orchid Society

Promoting public appreciation of orchids while encouraging habitat protection. Founded 1957. Palos Verdes Peninsula, California, United States.

Bruce Rogers Orchids

  Bruce Rogers Orchids

Orchid rentals, consultation, speaking engagements, and other services offered. Bruce Rogers. San Francisco, California, United States.

CymserelyYours.com

  CymserelyYours.com

An assortment of mainly Cymbidium orchids offered for sale. Audrey Young-Tarter. Half Moon Bay, California, United States.

California Orchids

  California Orchids

Orchid boarding and consulting services are available. Established 1985. Mary Nisbet. Bolinas, California, United States.

Napa Valley Orchid Society

  Napa Valley Orchid Society

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

Orchids for the People

  Orchids for the People

Specializing in intermediate and cool growing orchids, gifts, rentals, and propagation services. Established 2001. McKinleyville, California, United States.

Lance A. Birk

  Lance A. Birk

Information about the three orchid books written by Lance Birk. California, United States.

Westerlay Orchids

  Westerlay Orchids

A large volume grower specializing in Phalaenopsis orchids. Established 1977. Toine Overgaag. Carpinteria, California, United States.

Sally Robertson Watercolors

  Sally Robertson Watercolors

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

San Diego County Cymbidium Society

  San Diego County Cymbidium Society

Stimulating and expanding the appreciation of Cymbidiums and Paphiopedilums. San Marcos, California, United States.

Santa Barbara International Orchid Show

  Santa Barbara International Orchid Show

2021 CANCELLED. An orchid event that usually takes place in the spring. The next one takes place March 11-13, 2022. Santa Barbara, California, United States.

Maria's Orchids

  Maria's Orchids

Journal about growing orchids includes plant descriptions, care, and images. San Francisco, California, United States.

Santa Cruz Orchid Society

  Santa Cruz Orchid Society

Increasing the awareness, appreciation, enjoyment, conservation, and cultivation of orchids. Santa Cruz, California, United States.

Olompali Orchids

  Olompali Orchids

The selection of orchid genera offered by this vendor includes Cattleya and Laelia. Sergio Garcia. Bolinas, California, United States.

San Joaquin Orchid Society

  San Joaquin Orchid Society

Striving to provide its members with information on how to grow and maintain beautiful orchids at home. Founded 1953. Stockton, California, United States.

Golden Gate Cymbidium Society

  Golden Gate Cymbidium Society

Promoting knowledge, culture, and appreciation of Cymbidium orchids. Founded 1989. San Francisco Bay area, California, United States.

Roberta's Orchids

  Roberta's Orchids

Culture notes on growing orchids outside in coastal Southern California. Roberta Fox. Costa Mesa, California, United States.

Ron Parsons

  Ron Parsons

Featuring orchid species images with lectures also offered. Ron Parsons. Daly City, California, United States.

McLellan Botanicals -Taisuco America

  McLellan Botanicals -Taisuco America

Large scale commercial grower offering an assortment of orchid products. Established 2000. Aromas, California, United States.

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

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

A film taking a peek into an orchid world full of eccentric characters, smugglers, and thieves. Rich Walton. Long Beach, California, United States.

Southern California Orchid Species Society

  Southern California Orchid Species Society

A group dedicated to orchid culture and conservation. California, United States.

Hoa Lan Viet Nam

  Hoa Lan Viet Nam

A like-minded group of people sharing their common love and respect for orchids. Garden Grove, California, United States.

Orchids -n- Inks

  Orchids -n- Inks

Pen and ink note cards available from the artist. Rob Shepherd. Canyon Country, California, United States.

Sonoma County Orchid Society

  Sonoma County Orchid Society

An organization fostering orchid cultivation and the preservation of wild orchids. Santa Rosa, California, United States.

Paph Paradise

  Paph Paradise

A vendor offering species and hybrid Paphiopedilum and Phragmipedium orchids. David and Stacey Sorokowsky. Lincoln, California, United States.

Granite Hills Orchids

  Granite Hills Orchids

A family business carrying orchid species, hybrids, pottery, and artwork. Tom Biggart. El Cajon, California, United States.

Orchid Design

  Orchid Design

Variety of orchid plants offered for the enthusiast. Angelic Nguyen. San Jose, California, United States.

San Fernando Valley Orchid Society

  San Fernando Valley Orchid Society

Learning about orchids in the company of friends. Encino, California, United States.

Shelldance Orchid Gardens

  Shelldance Orchid Gardens

Mixing orchids, bromeliads, and art. Established 1976. Nancy Victoria Davis and Michael Rothenberg. Pacifica, California, United States.

Santa Clara Valley Orchid Society

  Santa Clara Valley Orchid Society

Welcoming those who enjoy the beauty, challenge, and enjoyment of growing orchids. Founded 1951. San Jose, California, United States.

Malihini Orchid Society

  Malihini Orchid Society

An organization dedicated to appreciating, cultivating, and conserving Earth's orchids. Founded 1960. Cupertino, California, United States.

Cal Coast Orchids

  Cal Coast Orchids

Specializing in the production and sale of Phalaenopsis orchids. Bas van Eijk and Alison Glasco. Los Osos, California, United States.

Vanilla Company

  Vanilla Company

Information about the Vanilla orchid, the growers, and products offered. Patricia Rain. Founded 2001. Santa Cruz, California, United States.

Sacramento Valley Cymbidium Society

  Sacramento Valley Cymbidium Society

Members stimulate and extend the appreciation of cool growing orchids. Sacramento, California, United States.

Glo's Tropical Orchids

  Glo's Tropical Orchids

An orchid vendor carrying a variety of genera for sale. Established 1997. La Puente, California, United States.

Beautiful Orchids

  Beautiful Orchids

An assortment of potted and cut orchids for sale. Established 1999. Isabella Moecez-Vibat. San Francisco, California, United States.

Orchid Express

  Orchid Express

Delivering orchids throughout the Los Angeles area with a focus on the "Westside". Los Angeles, California, United States.

Tuyet's Orchids

  Tuyet's Orchids

An assortment of orchids offered for sale. Huntington Beach, California, United States.

Chaotic Exotics

  Chaotic Exotics

Several orchid genera are offered for sale. Jim Kotsybar and John Seykoski. Lompoc, California, United States.

Riverside-San Bernardino Counties Orchid Society

  Riverside-San Bernardino Counties Orchid Society

Furthering the understanding and appreciation of orchids. Founded 1952. Colton, California, United States.

Dyna-Gro

  Dyna-Gro

Selection of nutrient solutions with some especially formulated for orchid culture. Richmond, California, United States.

North Valley Orchid Society

  North Valley Orchid Society

Open to all who have an interest in orchids. Founded 2006. Chico, California, United States.

Divine Orchids

  Divine Orchids

Wholesale orchid nursery with delivery and other services in the San Diego area. Encinitas, California, United States.

Sorella Orchids

  Sorella Orchids

Specializing in Asian species and Vandaceous hybrids. Nenita and Jimmy Sorella. Oxnard, California, United States.

AOS Pacific South Judging Region

  AOS Pacific South Judging Region

American Orchid Society judging services available in several Southern California locations. San Marino, California, United States.

Cymbidium Society of America

  Cymbidium Society of America

Membership in the CSA is currently suspended. Founded 1946. California, United States.

New Horizon Orchids

  New Horizon Orchids

Specializing in the production of Cymbidium and Odontoglossum Alliance hybrids. Established 1973. Andy Easton. Chualar, California, United States.

Hanging Gardens

  Hanging Gardens

Orchid vendor selling species and select hybrids. Dan Newman. Pacifica, California, United States.

Vintage Orchids

  Vintage Orchids

Specializing in Paphiopedilum and Phragmipedium, both species and hybrids. Healdsburg, California, United States.

Marni Turkel

  Marni Turkel

Orchid flasks, plants, and stoneware offered for sale. Marni Turkel. Santa Rosa, California, United States.

Orchid Guy

  Orchid Guy

"Orchid Growing Basics" DVD available. Brian Petraska. Oakland, California, United States.

Paphs.net

  Paphs.net

Directory with information about the orchid genus Paphiopedilum. California, United States.

Heckeroth Orchids

  Heckeroth Orchids

Out of business but the orchid information is being left up for the time being. Los Angeles, California, United States.

South Coast Orchid Society

  South Coast Orchid Society

Orchid lovers from the area meet to share their common passion. Founded 1950. Long Beach, California, United States.

Gold Coast Cymbidium Growers

  Gold Coast Cymbidium Growers

Bringing together those who are interested in the study and culture of Cymbidiums and other cool growing orchids. San Mateo, California, United States.

Fascination of Orchids

  Fascination of Orchids

An organization focusing on orchid activities in Southern California. Costa Mesa, California, United States.

Bay Breeze Greenhouse

  Bay Breeze Greenhouse

Wholesale grower of orchids with a selection of genera offered. Salinas, California, United States.

Ultimate Orchid Basket

  Ultimate Orchid Basket

Plastic containers designed for orchids that can be used as a hanging basket or pot. Huntington Beach, California, United States.