The Orchid Society of Western Pennsylvania was organized in 1954 and formed to advance the propagation, horticulture and preservation of orchid species and hybrids. We are a member of the American Orchid Society, the Orchid Digest Corporation and the National Capital Judging Center.


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OSWP Meeting

Sunday, March 21 via Zoom

Mini class: 1:15pm

'Phalaenopsis Demonstration' by Timothy Choltco

Main meeting: 2pm - 4pm

'Orchids of New Guinea' by Mary Gerritsen

OSWP Orchid Show Update

Due to CDC Guidelines on large gatherings, the annual show has been canceled for March 2021. Please check this space for announcements about future events.

The Barbara Tisherman Slipper Orchid Collection at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, PA, established in 2012 is continually growing to be a Living Museum of Slipper Orchids.

You can help the American Orchid Society simply by shopping at Amazon through their Amazon Smile program. Just go to http://smile.amazon.com every time you shop at Amazon.

When you checkout for the first time, you will be asked to designate your charity.  Type in American Orchid Society in the search bar - We appear as "American Orchid Society Inc." 

You can change the charity at any time, by following the directions on the About page.


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