Welcome!

 

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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What's new?

2021 OSWP Holiday Party

Phipps Orchid Volunteer Sign-up

OSWP Orchid Show 2022 Update

The 2022 show will be on March 19 and 20! Judging will be on the morning of the 19th, and setup will be on March 17 and 18. The venue is The Crowne Plaza Hotel on Fort Couch Road, Upper St Clair, PA. Anyone interested in helping will be given a job!

Virtual Orchid Show 2021

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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.

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Virtual Show and Tell 

 

See our other member’s blooms.

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Orchid Gem 

 

Meet our members and learn about their orchid stories.

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Learn about Orchids 

 

Culture Corner and informational articles on orchids.

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OSWP Library 

 

Borrow books about orchids.

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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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