Orchids in Florida






Membership information, magazine, events calendar, culture notes, discussion forum, bookstore, software, gift shop, botanical garden, research, judging, conservation information, and more.  Founded in 1921.  Coral Gables, Florida, USA.

American Orchid Society - AOS

Specializing in orchid species and hybrids that do best in warm environments.  Established 1952 (Venezuela).  Sarasota, Florida, USA.

Plantio la Orquidea

The IOSPE has photos and information on over 20,000 orchid species. Edited with help from many taxonomists. Orchid travel photos.  Orchid design jewellery offered.  Jay Pfahl.  Key West, Florida, USA.

Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia

Annual event held in the spring featuring dozens of orchid sellers from several continents.  Established 1996.  Homestead, Florida, USA.

Redland International Orchid Festival

Events and contact info.  Newsletters and event photos.  Tampa, Florida, USA.

Tampa Bay Orchid Society

Contact, activity, awards, and membership info.  Gainesville, Florida, USA.

Gainesville Orchid Society

Specializing in Cattleya and Phalaenopsis mericlones and seedlings.  John and Louise Odom.  Fort Pierce, Florida, USA.

Odom's Orchids

Membership, meetings, activities, and contact information.  Sarasota, Florida, USA.

Sarasota Orchid Society

The IOF is a non-profit organization with the goal of getting more people to learn about, and to grow orchids.  Boynton Beach, Florida, USA.

International Orchid Foundation

Committed to promoting interest in orchids by exchanging orchid information and ideas.  Monthly meetings to share the love of orchids.  Founded 2012.  Naples, Florida, USA.

Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance

A non-profit society whose members are dedicated to the enjoyment, cultivation, and conservation of species orchids. Founded in 1990. Miami, Florida, USA

Coalition for Orchid Species

Large selection of supplies for growing orchids.  Carlos A. Cahiz.  Miami, Florida, USA.

OFE International

Specializing in Vandaceous and Cattleya Alliance species and hybrids.  Other genera also offered.  Tours to exciting destinations worldwide.  Robert Fuchs and Michael Coronado.  Homestead, Florida, USA.

R. F. Orchids

Specializing in Phalaenopsis, with other genera offered including Dendrobium, Cattleya, Brassavola, Oncidium, Vanda, and Epidendrum.  Established first in South Korea in 1998, then Taiwan, then USA.  Apopka, Florida, USA.

First Orchid Nursery

Selection of orchids that includes several genera.  Growing supplies and services are also available.  Established in 1939.  George Jr. and Paula Hausermann.  DeLand, Florida, USA.

EFG Orchids

Photographs and other information about orchids found in the state of Florida.  Prem Subrahmanyam.  Florida, USA.

Florida's Native and Naturalized Orchids

Membership, conservation, cultivation, and events information.  Founded in 1945.  Hosts of the 11th and 19th World Orchid Conferences.  Miami, Florida, USA.

South Florida Orchid Society

Specializing in Vandas and Ascocendas imported from Thailand.  Culture notes and photo gallery.  Duane and Donna Goodwin.  Leesburg, Florida, USA.

Goodwin Orchids

Learning the art of cultivating and appreciating Japanese orchids. Alexander Vasiljev.  Sarasota, Florida, USA.

High Fuukiran

Membership and events information.  Photo galleries and culture information.  Founded in 1951.  Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

Fort Lauderdale Orchid Society

Source for selected plants and information on Brazilian orchids.  Botanical illustrations available by Maria Cristina Miranda.  Several CD-ROMs also available.  Established 1999.  Francisco Miranda.  Haines City, Florida, USA.

Miranda Orchids

Membership info, articles, and culture notes.  Photo gallery.  Miami, Florida, USA.

East Everglades Orchid Society

Meetings, clinics, shows, photos, newsletters, and membership information.  Founded in 1943.  Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

Jacksonville Orchid Society

Several genera offered including Cattleya, Laelia, Paphiopedilum, and Bulbophyllum.  United States distributor of Cattleya species from Wenzel Orchids, Brazil.  Apopka, Florida, USA.