orchids we grow

Southern California orchid growers are blessed with (mostly) moderate temperatures throughout the year, allowing many orchids to be grown outdoors. In fact, fully 40% of OSSC members don't have a greenhouse! The photos on these pages are all examples of plants that have been grown in Southern California, both in and out of greenhouses, and come from the OSSC flickr group, which is open to all Southern California orchid enthusiasts. By default, the  "most interesting" photos are presented first. (Note: the degree of "interestingness" is determined by flickr's proprietary methodology.)


There are 391  photos in the OSSC flickr group.
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Sorted by: interestingness, date uploaded
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Bulbophyllum rothschildianum   
by orchid dude

Catasetum Jose Abalo 'SVO' x Orchidglade 'Davie Ranches'   
by orchid dude

Catasetum Susan Fuchs 'Leucadia'   
by orchid dude

Cymbidium Gladio x erythrostylum 'Tikitere'   
by orchid dude

Lc Purple Cascade 'Fragrance Princess'   
by orchid dude

Me with Vanda Annie Jenkins   
by orchid dude

Vanda Annie Jenkins   
by orchid dude

Me with Phal fasciata   
by orchid dude

Phrag Sorcerer's Apprentice x caudatum   
by orchid dude

Paphiopedilum William Mathews   
by orchid dude

Tolumnia Memoria Ralph Yagi 'Elisa' x Diego Red Hot 'Red is Red'   
by orchid dude

Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.   
by Alexandra Rudge. California life!

The flower is the poetry of reproduction.   
by Alexandra Rudge. California life!

Flowers really do intoxicate me.   
by Alexandra Rudge. California life!

I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.   
by Alexandra Rudge. California life!

The flowers of late winter and early spring occupy places in our hearts well out of proportion to their size.   
by Alexandra Rudge. California life!

I like to think a flower opens itself to outgrow its plantedness. That it yearns to be carried away.   
by Alexandra Rudge. California life!

Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words.   
by Alexandra Rudge. California life!

The flower that follows the sun does so even in cloudy days.   
by Alexandra Rudge. California life!

Can we conceive what humanity would be if it did not know the flowers?   
by Alexandra Rudge. California life!

Bulbophyllum rothschildianum   
by orchid dude

Phal fasciata   
by orchid dude

Paphiopedilum William Mathews   
by orchid dude

Tolumnia Firecracker 'Bang' x Pine Hollow 'BB'   
by orchid dude
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