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Welcome to the Delaware Orchid Society’s Website. If you are interested in orchids and want to learn more about them, you have come to the right place! Our knowledgeable members will be pleased to answer any orchid questions and assist you in your orchid growing and cultivation, so please join us at one of our monthly meetings and consider joining our society.  We also frequently give out free orchids as door prizes!! Please see the Events tab for more of our upcoming programs!

 

 

Next Meeting: October 11, 2016

Speaker:  Dick Doran

Topic:  Sarchochilus Orchids

 

Bio:

Dick has been growing orchids for over 30 years during which time he has accumulated over 100 A.O.S. awards plus 4 national awards:

  1.  The Butterworth prize for Sophronitus coccinea
  2. The Fukumura vandaceous award for Sarchochilus hartmannii
  3. The Benjamin Kodama dendrobium award for Dendrobium Warragul
  4. The Earnest Hetherington award for Cymbidium Devon Gala

The Sarchochilus plants he exhibited at the SEPOS Show in April were incredible: well grown and extremely floriferous with many growths.  He will share his expertise with us.

 

UPCOMING EVENT: October 29, 2016

 Orchid House Tours of DOS members – DOS members are opening their houses and greenhouses to show how they grow orchids. You do not need to be a member to attend.

 

Regular Meeting Information

Meetings are held at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, 1006 Wilson Rd, Wilmington DE 19803. (Sept and Nov meeting WILL NOT be held here)

Meeting starts at 8pm

Doors open at 7pm

Judging for the show table starts at 7:30 pm

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