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.)


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Tolumnia Ursula Hild x Tolumnia Redfish Reef   
by orchid dude

Slc. Mini Beau '12-19-10'   
by mini-catts

(Cym.) Cymbidium macrorhizon   
by HIRO.Morison

Slc. Mango Spice 'Sunset Flare'   
by mini-catts

Part of Santa Barbara Orchid Estate display   
by cieneguitan

100_3536 Orchid show at the Huntington Gardens, Library and Art Collection   
by marksobers

(Cym.) Cymbidium ensifolium ‘Setsugekka' (albino type form)   
by HIRO.Morison

Almost Chilly White Orchids   
by BudCat14/Ross

Orchid   
by tangocatgems1

That Greenhouse Girl   
by melimagery

The Bloom Continues   
by Sarah B in SD

New Beauty   
by tinyfroglet

some kind of a plant   
by Joits

Balboa Park 5.16.10   
by Intrinsic Illusions

Balboa Park 5.16.10   
by Intrinsic Illusions

IMG_5634   
by Intrinsic Illusions

(Cym.) Cymbidium Alexanderi ‘Fine’   
by HIRO.Morison

(Cym.) Cymbidium Sweetheart ‘Haku'un’   
by HIRO.Morison

   
by idalingi

(Cym.) Cymbidium Wakakusa 'Kotobuki'   
by HIRO.Morison

Show orchid.   
by marksobers

100_1927 SB show   
by marksobers

Neodryas herzogii 10-03-11 052   
by epiphyte78

Masdevallia ferrusii 10-03-11050   
by epiphyte78

Bulbophyllum purpureorhachis 10-03-11 048   
by epiphyte78

Masdevallia polysticta 'Sycamore Creek' 10-03-11 008   
by epiphyte78

Cymbidium poss Showgirl   
by grnach

Dendrobium kingianum var alba 4501   
by grnach

Maroon Cymbid 4290   
by grnach

Odontoglossum   
by shaggy67

Orchid   
by shaggy67

Paph. fairrieanum   
by rwa_in_SD

Pterostylis robusta (Synonym : Diplodium robustum)   
by HIRO.Morison

I grew it ! - I grew it # 19   
by marksobers

100_2942a - I grew it # 18   
by marksobers

100_2020 - I grew it # 10   
by marksobers

100_2001 - I grew it # 8   
by marksobers

100_1632 - I grew it # 3   
by marksobers

Cym. Bambi 'Santa Barbara'   
by jodice

Greenhouse, Carpinteria, California   
by marksobers

100_1933 Prize winner   
by marksobers

100_1930   
by marksobers

100_1928   
by marksobers

Show orchids   
by marksobers

000_1662 Kitchen garden with various orchid species   
by marksobers

cattleya   
by tangocatgems1

000_0637 Happy Holidays / Joyeux Noel, December, 2009   
by marksobers

000_0642 Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.   
by marksobers
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