Dave Miller took two of Carol Panza’s orchids to AOS judging.
Carol had both awarded Highly Commended Certificates
from the American Orchid Society.Congratulations!
As Russ Vernon of New Vision Orchids has told her, Grow
your own award. Buy a seedling. Carol is a wonderful grower
and followed his advice.Russ made the Oncidium David
Stead cross and Chuck Acker hybridized the Phrag. Ackers
The Orchid Society of Western Pennsylvania was organized in 1954 and formed to advance the propagation, horticulture and preservation of orchid species and hybrids
September 17 George Hatfield, Hatfield Orchids
October 15, 2017 Kim Feddersen Growing Vandas in the Northeast
November 19, 2017 Glen Decker Phrag. kovachii and its hybrids
December 10, 2017 Dave Miller Orchids Under Glass
January 21, 2018 Documentary Video Plants Behaving Badly: Sex and Lies
February 18, 2018 Ryan Gott at Phipps Integrated Pest Management
Spring show dates,,,March 3/14 - 3/18 2018
April 15, 2018 TBA
May 20, 2018 Alan Koch Mini Catts
June 17, 2018 TBA
July, 2018 Picnic J
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 me know.
Demetria Marsh, Program Chair
All are welcome to our meetings members and nonmembers.
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
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
Our speaker is coming this weekend! He is bringing with him a few cymbidiums but will have Chinese paphs from the Holger Perner collection for sale!
Oncidium David Stead HCC/AOS
2017 Show Wrap-up
Rhyncattleanthe Afternoon Delight 'Magnetism' CCM/AOS 82 points
Awarded to Sheila Nathanson at the Spring Show.
Phrag. Acker's Lovely 'Lemonberry' HCC/AOS