Where: Phipps Garden Center, the same location as our meetings and Spring show.

Time: 10am-5pm Saturday, 10-3pm Sunday

Vendors; Marlow, Wind Swept in Time, Little Frog Farm, Society sales table, Potting service, Orchid education. Small orchid exhibit.  Not a show.

Help is needed. Plants are needed for the exhibit.  Bring plants to garden center on Friday afternoon. Check the newsletter for more info.

2015 Orchid Fest Oct. 17 and 18

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

2015-2016 Calendar

Oct. 17th- 18th 2015-Orchid Fest

11/15/2015, Edgar Stehli, Windswept in Time Orchids

12/13/2015-Holiday Party



03/17-20/2016, Spring Show

04/17/2016, 05/15/2016, 06/19/2016

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