The Orchid Society 


​Western Pennsylvania

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.

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

Cypripedium acaule,

RothRock State Park


All are welcome to our meetings members and nonmembers.

May Meeting   May 17

Terry Kennedy of Orchids in Our Tropics

Click on the Upcoming Meeting tab for full information

2015-2016 Calendar

April 19th 2015 - Harry Phillips, Andy's Orchids

May 17th 2015-Terry Kennedy of Orchids in Our Tropics -  Porcelain Beauties - Coelogynes

June 21st 2015 Tom Mirenda of the Smithsonian Gardens-topic to be determined

July 12 2015-Society Picnic-Barbara Tisherman hosting

August 2015-Summer Vacation

Sept. 20th 2015 -Steve Male, Fishing Creek Orchids

Oct. 16th- 18th 2015-Fall Festival

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

12/13/2015-Holiday Party

01/17/2016, 02/21/2016, 01/17-20/2016, 04/17/2016, 05/15/2016, 06/19/2016

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

Orchid Hike, May 16...if interested contact Carolyn at