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Peninsula Orchid Society

  Peninsula Orchid Society

Meeting, contact, and event information. Serving the San Francisco Peninsula. Founded in 1946. San Mateo, California, USA.

Orchid Society of California

  Orchid Society of California

Membership information, newsletters, and events. The oldest orchid society (1937) on the West Coast of the USA. Oakland, California.

San Diego County Orchid Society

  San Diego County Orchid Society

Membership information, newsletter, conservation program, show schedule, photo gallery, articles, and culture sheets. San Diego, California, USA.

Orchid Society of Southern California

  Orchid Society of Southern California

Society activities, photos, and membership info. Founded in 1940. Meets monthly in Burbank, California, USA.

Diablo View Orchid Society

  Diablo View Orchid Society

Society for the East San Francisco Bay Area (Concord, Walnut Creek CA). Meeting information, a large photo gallery of members' orchids and newsletter archive.

San Francisco Orchid Society

  San Francisco Orchid Society

Membership, events, and meetings information. "Ask the Orchid Doctor" section. San Francisco, California, USA.

Cymbidium Society of America

  Cymbidium Society of America

Membership information, discussion forum, and culture tips. 'CSA Journal' published six times a year. Founded in 1946. California, USA.

Orchid Digest

  Orchid Digest

History of the organization, slide programs, magazine, and affiliated society information. Founded 1937. Laguna Niguel, California, USA.

San Fernando Valley Orchid Society

  San Fernando Valley Orchid Society

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

Sacramento Orchid Society

  Sacramento Orchid Society

Membership and events information. Library listing and meeting photos. Virtual greenhouse tours. Founded in 1947. Sacramento, California, USA.

Colombian Orchid Imports

  Colombian Orchid Imports

Colombian orchid species offered. Gary Meyer. San Francisco, California, USA.

StreetMorrisArt

  StreetMorrisArt

Contemporary, colorful orchid-inspired paintings and drawings are offered. Commissions are welcomed. Robin Street-Morris. San Diego, California, USA.

Orchid Vault

  Orchid Vault

A personal data management system designed with orchid growers in mind. Online community and information repository for commercial orchid growers, hybridizers, advanced hobbyists and My Orchid Vault customers. Owned and operat ...

Hoa Lan Viet Nam

  Hoa Lan Viet Nam

Orchid photography, articles, and more. The Orange County Vietnamese Orchid Society meets monthly in Garden Grove, California, USA.

Palomar Orchid Society

  Palomar Orchid Society

Membership information, newsletters, events, and photos. Founded in 1965. Carlsbad, California, USA.

Santa Barbara Orchid Estate

  Santa Barbara Orchid Estate

Orchids and supplies offered. Growing guides. Santa Barbara, California, USA.

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.

Newport Harbor Orchid Society

  Newport Harbor Orchid Society

Events, membership, newsletters, and contact information. Founded in 1979. Costa Mesa, California, USA.

Gold Country Orchids

  Gold Country Orchids

Over 2000 orchid species are available. Also known for miniature and compact Cattleyas. Culture notes. Established in 1978. Alan Koch. Lincoln, California, USA.

Flori-Culture

  Flori-Culture

Selection of orchid supplies offered. Formerly known as Calwest Tropical Supply. Carmichael, California, USA.

Malibu Orchid Society

  Malibu Orchid Society

Society news, history, photos, events, contact, and membership information. Founded in 1963. Malibu, California, USA.

Malihini Orchid Society

  Malihini Orchid Society

Newsletter, member photos, events calendar, and meetings information. Serving the Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay area. Founded in 1960. Cupertino, California, USA.

Orchids for the People

  Orchids for the People

Specializing in cool and intermediate climate orchids. Also plant leasing, boarding, and repotting services. McKinleyville, California, USA.

Sally Robertson Watercolors

  Sally Robertson Watercolors

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

Central California Orchid Society

  Central California Orchid Society

Group for orchid enthusiasts located in the San Joaquin Valley. Fresno, California, USA.

Stanhopea Culture

  Stanhopea Culture

Many interesting topics are covered in blog posts dedicated to the horticulture and enjoyment of the orchid genus Stanhopea. Robert Lauri. California, USA.

Brookside Orchids

  Brookside Orchids

Online catalog with species and hybrids offered. Wholesale and retail pricing. Boarding services available, with a second location (formerly White Oak Orchids) in Pacifica. Established 1979. Menlo Park, California, USA.

Ron Parsons

  Ron Parsons

Orchid photography and talks by Ron Parsons. Daly City, California, USA.

Shelldance Orchid Gardens

  Shelldance Orchid Gardens

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

Humboldt Orchid Society

  Humboldt Orchid Society

Membership, activities, contact, and meetings information. Arcata, California, USA.

Gold Coast Cymbidium Growers

  Gold Coast Cymbidium Growers

The Gold Coast Cymbidium Growers group brings together those interested in the study and culture of Cymbidiums and other cool growing orchids. San Mateo, California, USA.

McLellan Botanicals -Taisuco America

  McLellan Botanicals -Taisuco America

Several orchid genera are grown and offered for sale, including Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, Miltonia, Paphiopedilum, and Cattleya. Aromas, Watsonville, and San Francisco, California, USA.

Paph Paradise

  Paph Paradise

Specializing in species and hybrid slipper orchids. David and Stacey Sorokowsky. California, USA.

Long Beach Amateur Orchid Society

  Long Beach Amateur Orchid Society

Membership information, events, and photos. Founded in 1955. Long Beach, California, USA.

Sequoia Orchids

  Sequoia Orchids

Specializing in cool growing 3 1/3 Cymbidium orchid liners for all size nurseries. Odontoglossums and Miltoniopsis blooming size and in spike. Fortuna, California, USA.

South Pacific Orchids

  South Pacific Orchids

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

Carmel Orchid Society

  Carmel Orchid Society

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

Orchidmate

  Orchidmate

Specializing in wood orchid baskets. Other supplies and orchid divisions are also offered. San Jose, California, USA.

Cal Pacific Orchid Farm

  Cal Pacific Orchid Farm

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

Asuka Orchids

  Asuka Orchids

Specializing in cool growing orchids. San Bruno, California, USA.

Chaotic Exotics

  Chaotic Exotics

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

Hawk Hill Orchids

  Hawk Hill Orchids

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

Southern California Orchid Species Society

  Southern California Orchid Species Society

Devoted to the culture, habitats, and conservation of orchid species. Orchid bloom chart (with photos) by month of the year. Newsletters, activities, and contact information. Placentia (northern Orange County), California, USA ...

Sacramento Valley Cymbidium Society

  Sacramento Valley Cymbidium Society

Members stimulate and extend the appreciation of cool growing orchids, and develop, acquire, and disseminate information concerning them. Sacramento, California, USA.

Cymserely Yours

  Cymserely Yours

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

Santa Barbara International Orchid Show

  Santa Barbara International Orchid Show

Contact, history, and ticket information. Takes place each spring in Santa Barbara, California, USA.

Sonoma County Orchid Society

  Sonoma County Orchid Society

Events calendar, activities, news, and membership info. Santa Rosa, California, USA.

Andy's Orchids

  Andy's Orchids

Family-owned nursery specializing in species orchids. Andy Phillips. Encinitas, California, USA.

Golden Gate Orchids

  Golden Gate 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.

Santa Clara Valley Orchid Society

  Santa Clara Valley Orchid Society

Meetings and contact information. Newsletters and schedule of events. Founded in 1951. San Jose, California, USA.

Humboldt Orchid Society

  Humboldt Orchid Society

Educating people about the growing, flowering, and conservation of orchids. Eureka, California, USA.

Olompali Orchids

  Olompali Orchids

Selection of orchid genera offered including Cattleya and Laelia. Sergio Garcia. Petaluma River Valley, California, USA.

Orange County Orchid Society

  Orange County Orchid Society

Membership info, articles, events, photos, games. Yorba Linda, California, USA.

Pacific Central Judging Region

  Pacific Central Judging Region

Providing access to the AOS awards system. Images of awarded plants. Hints for those interested in orchid photography. Oakland and San Francisco, California, USA.

Roberta's Orchids

  Roberta's Orchids

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

California Sierra Nevada Judging Center

  California Sierra Nevada Judging Center

Serving the Central Valley of California and Northern Nevada. Judging schedule, documents, and awards index including photos and descriptions. Sacramento, California, USA.

Lance A. Birk

  Lance A. Birk

Information regarding three books written by Lance Birk... The Paphiopedilum Grower's Manual, The Last Orchid Hunter, and Growing Cymbidium Orchids at Home.

Gublers Orchids

  Gublers Orchids

Orchids and related items for sale. Culture notes. Established 1918 (in Switzerland). Landers, California, USA.

San Gabriel Valley Orchid Hobbyists

  San Gabriel Valley Orchid Hobbyists

Membership and activities info. Arcadia, California, USA.

Gallup & Stribling Orchids

  Gallup & Stribling Orchids

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

South Bay Orchid Society

  South Bay Orchid Society

Orchids for amateurs. Meeting info and photos. Founded 1957. Palos Verdes Peninsula, California, USA.

Orchids.com

  Orchids.com

Variety of orchids for sale. Care tips and postcards. Also known as Norman's Orchids. Montclair, California, USA.

California Orchid Trail

  California Orchid Trail

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

Mariposa Garden

  Mariposa Garden

Concentrating on Cymbidiums and growing supplies. Lakewood, California, USA.

Casa de las Orquideas

  Casa de las Orquideas

Specializing in Cymbidiums. Culture notes. Established in 1976. Loren and Nancy Batchman. Solana Beach, California, USA.

Santy Orchids

  Santy Orchids

Hobbiest and collector of cymbidiums. Standards, novelties, miniatures, species, and many unique peloric and splash petal varieties. Culture notes. Joesph Santy. Long Beach, California.

Orchid Conservation Alliance

  Orchid Conservation Alliance

The primary objective of the OCA is to promote the conservation of orchid species in their native habitats. International orchid focused travel offered. Founded 2006. Encinitas, California, USA.

Sapphire Dragon Orchids

  Sapphire Dragon Orchids

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

Orchid Society of Santa Barbara

  Orchid Society of Santa Barbara

Membership and activity information. Photo gallery. Santa Barbara, California, USA.

Matsui Nursery

  Matsui Nursery

Wholesale producer of Phalaenopsis, Cymbidium, Dendrobium, Oncidium, Miltonia, Epidendrum, Paphiopedilum and other orchid genera. Established 1967. Salinas, California, USA.

Orchid Design

  Orchid Design

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.

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

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

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 Beac ...

Rudvalis Orchids

  Rudvalis Orchids

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

Conejo Orchid Society

  Conejo Orchid Society

Providing a setting where orchid devotees can meet and share their enthusiasm and knowledge. Westlake Village, California, USA.

New Horizon Orchids

  New Horizon Orchids

Specializing in the production of Cymbidium and Odontoglossum Alliance hybrids. Discussion forum, consultancy service, and photo gallery. Established 1973. Andy Easton. Salinas, California, USA.

SLO Orchids

  SLO Orchids

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

Stony Point Ceramic Design

  Stony Point Ceramic Design

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

Sunset Valley Orchids

  Sunset Valley Orchids

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

Cymbidium Society of America: San Diego County

  Cymbidium Society of America: San Diego County

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 Lak ...

Napa Valley Orchid Society

  Napa Valley Orchid Society

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

Paphways Orchids

  Paphways Orchids

Specializing in Paphiopedilums, with other genera including Phalaenopsis, Cattleya, Oncidium, and Cymbidium available. Custom orchid mix. Joel Bollinger. Fieldbrook, California, USA.

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. California, USA.

Cymbidium Society of America: San Francisco Bay Area

  Cymbidium Society of America: San Francisco Bay Area

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

Orchid Express

  Orchid Express

Delivering orchids throughout the Los Angeles area, but focusing on the "Westside". Los Angeles, California, USA.

Cal-Orchid

  Cal-Orchid

Selection of orchids offered. Culture notes. Santa Barbara, California, USA.

Tuyet's Orchids

  Tuyet's Orchids

Orchids for sale, specializing in Australian Dendrobium, Cattleya, and Laelia. Huntington Beach, California, USA.

Vanilla Company

  Vanilla Company

Information about Vanilla, and the people who grow it. Assortment of Vanilla products available. Patricia Rain (the Vanilla Queen). Founded 2001. Santa Cruz, California, USA.

Cool Growing Orchid Society

  Cool Growing Orchid Society

Backyard orchid growers in southern California share their knowledge. Garden Grove, California, USA.

About Orchids

  About Orchids

Basic orchid care for beginners. Features include pest and disease info, plant identification, photo gallery, FAQ, forum, and a blog. Marc Cohen. San Francisco, California, USA.

Dyna-Gro

  Dyna-Gro

Selection of nutrient solutions with a section on orchid culture. Richmond, California, USA.

Robert Bedard Horticulture

  Robert Bedard Horticulture

Phalaenopsis flasks, plug trays, and flowering plants. Wholesale nursery with retail to hobbyists. Scotts Valley, California, USA.

Orchid Guy

  Orchid Guy

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

Candace Landerman's Virtual Greenhouse

  Candace Landerman's Virtual Greenhouse

Hobby grower with photos of Phalaenopis, Cattleyas, Phragmipediums and more. Elk Grove, California, USA.

AOS Pacific South Judging Region

  AOS Pacific South Judging Region

With the main center in San Marino, California and three supplemental centers in Southern California, the organization provides judging services for shows in Southern California, Arizona, and Southern Nevada. San Marino, Califo ...

California Orchids

  California Orchids

Orchid boarding facilities in the San Francisco Bay area. Bi-annual orchid sale. Greenhouse design consulting. Mary Nisbet. Bolinas, California, USA.

Bruce Rogers Orchids

  Bruce Rogers Orchids

Orchid rentals, greenhouse consultation, and other services available. Bruce Rogers. San Francisco, California, USA.