​All are welcome to our meetings, members and nonmembers. 

Meeting are usually 3rd Sunday of the month.

Location:    Phipps Garden Center
                         1059 Shady Avenue
​                         Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Phone:          412 441 4442
Mini Class: 1:30pm
Meeting:      2:15pm

2018 - 2019 Calendar

September 16, 2018

Alan Koch, Mini Cats

October 20-21, 2018
OSWP Bazaar
November 18, 2018
Brandon Spannbauer, Pleone: Terrestrial Orchids
December 9, 2018

Timothy Choltco, Holiday Party - Sex, Lies, and Orchids

January 20, 2019

Cancelled ---Thomas Sampliner, The Orchids of Malaysian Borneo

February 17, 2019 
Katie Schuller, Stanhopea orchids (at Phipps Botany Hall)
March 15-17, 2019
O.S.W.P. Spring Show
April 28, 2019
Orchid Panel Discussion / Questions and Answers (Mini-class cancelled)
May 19, 2019

New Member Reception &

​Thomas Sampliner, The Orchids of Malaysian Borneo

June 9, 2019 

(Note: Second Sunday of the month)

Carri Raven- Riemann 
July 21, 2019
O.S.W.P Summer Pic-A-Nic
August, 2019No Meeting
September 15, 2019
Sam Tsui, (Orchid Inn) Paphiopedilum

If you would like to share a meal with the speaker, when possible, at a restaurant or at someone’s
home, please let me know.
If you would be willing to offer your guest room to a speaker, please let us know.

Lori McDermott and Tim Choltco program chairs.  See Contact us for email addresses

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

The Orchid Society of 

​Western Pennsylvania

OSWP 2019 Orchid Show

The girls of OSWP at the West Shore Show setting up
the society exhibit and it got Best Society Exhibit

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