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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Moth orchid - Phalaenopsis sp.   
by N3ptun0

Cattleya sp.   
by N3ptun0

And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers ...   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

A prayer for the victims of hurricane Irma!   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

Orchids   
by N3ptun0

Orchids   
by N3ptun0

Cattleya sp.   
by N3ptun0

Orchids   
by N3ptun0

Phalaenopsis sp.   
by N3ptun0

I was enchanted by her beauty...   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

We humans think we are smart, but an orchid,   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

Orquidea   
by N3ptun0

Moth orchid - Phalaenopsis sp.   
by N3ptun0

Cattleya sp.   
by N3ptun0

Today is my birthday, time to celebrate!   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

Phalaenopsis sp.   
by N3ptun0

Orquideas   
by N3ptun0

Moth orchid (Phalaenopsis sp.)   
by N3ptun0

Orchids   
by N3ptun0

Orchids (Tolumnia sp.)   
by N3ptun0

Two yellow orchids.   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

Nature's composition!   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

Showy lady slipper.   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

“Just one smile...   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

“Imperceptible to you or me, flowers move and turn…oh yes, they do!”   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

Tribute to Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez.   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

And so I dreamed...   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

Pink orchid.   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

Ochids 80.   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

Ochids 78.   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

Ochids 79.   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

Stelis sp.   
by Ecuador Megadiverso

Ascocentrum miniatum   
by Leon Verde

Two orchids.   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

Lepanthes odontocera?   
by Ecuador Megadiverso

Lepanthes monoptera   
by Ecuador Megadiverso

“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens”   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

“Choose only one master - Nature"   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

“Fear is a habit; I am not afraid.”   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

Neofinetia falcata 'Koyo'   
by Uluwehi Knecht

“Fear is not the natural state of civilized people.”   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

Gongora claviodora   
by Leon Verde

Dendrobium hybrid   
by Leon Verde

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

“Between living and dreaming there is a third thing. Guess it.”   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

   
by Armine Abrahamyan

Just one.   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!

The bravest people are the ones who don’t mind looking like cowards.   
by Alexandra Rudge.Happy New Year to all!
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