Merritt Huntington Symposium has changed to biennial and will be held 2016.

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 Calendar

01/17/2016, Matthew Quenaudon from Phipps on Integrated Pest Management

02/21/2016, Wade Hollenbach from Central PA Orchid Society on Designing a Greenhouse

03/17-20/2016, Spring Show

04/17/2016, Alex Challis from Little Frog Farm with topic TBD

05/15/2016, Barry Jones from Orchid Outlet on Dendrobiums

06/19/2016, Leon Glicenstein on Orchids in Costa Rica

July, picnic

August, vacation

9/18/2016, Robert Fuchs from RF Orchids on Vandas

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