The Orchid Society of Western Pennsylvania was organized in 1954 and formed to advance the propagation, horticulture and preservation of orchid species and hybrids

2016 -17 Calendar

Sept 18 ​  New Member Brunch and Society Meeting
                       Program:  Robert Fuchs     Vandas​

​Oct, 15 & 16  Fall Fest and
                       Watch It Grow, Mini Orchid Show

Nov 20  Society Meeting

           Program:  Thomas Lampliner,
          Orchids of the Great Lakes

Dec 11  Society Meeting and Holiday Party

         Program: Tim Cholco, Bulbophyllums

Jan 15  Society Meeting

       Program: Panel Discussion and Swap or Buy

Feb 19  Society Meeting

      Program: TBD

March 17, AOS Judging

March 18 &19 Orchid Show Open to public

April 23  Society Meeting

      Program: Steve Frowine, Fantastic Phalaenopsis plus             brown bag

May 21  Society Meeting 

      Program: Peter T. Lin, 12 Months of Orchids

June 18 Society Meeting

      Presenter TBD

July 16 Society Picnic Tim Choltco's House

      1866 Bull Creek Road, Tarentum PA 15084

August Vacation Month


All are welcome to our meetings members and nonmembers.


Cypripedium acaule,

RothRock State Park

Meeting are usually 3rd Sunday of the month

Location: Phipps Garden Center

                 1059 Shady Avenue

                 Pittsburgh, PA 15232

                412 441 4442

                Mini Class: 1:30

                Meeting: 2:15

The Orchid Society of Western Pennsylvania is a member of the American Orchid Society, the Orchid Digest Corporation and the National Capital Judging Center.  We are the 2013 recipient of the American Orchid Society's Distinguished Affiliated Societies Service Award.

The Orchid Society 


​Western Pennsylvania