​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

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
Lovely.Congratulations again!

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

2018 Calendar

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               Janet Lamborn   Don't Put on Vrus Blinders

May 20, 2018                 Dave Sorokowsky   Paphiopedilums

June 10, 2018                Kristen Uthus   Honey I Shrunk the Orchids

July, 2018                        Picnic     

September 16, 2018     Alan Koch     Mini Cats                          

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
demetmarsh@verizon.net 412-848-4349

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