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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orchid / orquidia at the huntington library   
by morito36pa

When the heart speaks ...   
by Te55♥

Ctna. Quest's Millenium (Ctna Jamaica Red x Ctna Capri 'Lea')   
by orchid dude

Vanda coerulea 134 09-04-14   
by epiphyte78

Slc. Lucky Gem 'Wild Thing'   
by mini-catts

Laelia Canariensis 'Golden Glow' HCC/AOS   
by Fox Nov

the second orchid   
by salazar62

Ascocenda Pine Rivers 'Redland Sky'   
by orchid dude

Pico Farmers Market in Santa Monica   
by NH567

Maxillaria grandiflora 'Sycamore Creek'   
by sycamorecreek77

Guarianthe skinneri var. albescens 'Haxtons'   
by rwa_in_SD

Sophronitis Arizona 'Fireball' - sunlight   
by mini-catts

Dendrobium Pixie Charm - close   
by mini-catts

Laelia jongheana 'Pink Wonder' - in greenhouse   
by mini-catts

Pot Love Passion 'Dogshima'   
by orchid dude

Hymenorchis javanica - super close   
by mini-catts

2009 Santa Barbara International Orchid Show   
by mini-catts

2009 Santa Barbara International Orchid Show   
by mini-catts

Slc. Angel's Fantasy x (Slc. Bright Angel x L. briegeri) 'Splash #1'   
by mini-catts

Cymbidium Miniatures Delight 'Stonehurst'   
by orchid dude

Phrag   
by loquaciouslygarrulous

Paph   
by loquaciouslygarrulous

Greenhouse   
by loquaciouslygarrulous

Phrag. Stairway to Heaven   
by loquaciouslygarrulous

Paph. Ho Chi Minh   
by loquaciouslygarrulous

Paph urbanianum   
by loquaciouslygarrulous

Rhy gigantea alba   
by orchid dude

Paph William Mathews   
by orchid dude

Epi Pacific Heat 'Baja' x Hokulea 'Super Red'   
by orchid dude

Laelia purpurata on pine tree   
by orchid dude

Catlainthe Mem. E.A. Beule   
by cbeule

NoID Oncidium v1   
by epiphyte78

Oncidium Orchids   
by Scrumptious Venus

Paphiopedilum Orchid   
by Scrumptious Venus

View from our window   
by TomChatt

Orchids in Balboa Park   
by leadenhall

My new neighbor - III   
by littlevanities

Blc. Red Passion 'Glowing'   
by rwa_in_SD

Rlc. (Blc.) Settle Me Down 'RWA'   
by rwa_in_SD

Orchids   
by Soonios

The second floral thrub   
by W. Pfennig

Miltonia hybrid   
by W. Pfennig

Cattleya labiata semialba 'RWA'. My best labiata. Great full shape.   
by rwa_in_SD

Rossioglossum Rawdon Jester   
by W. Pfennig

Zygopetalum intermedium   
by W. Pfennig

Orchids   
by Soonios

Orchid   
by Pat Durkin OC

Laelia Briegeri   
by Ligia M Lo Re

Schomburgkia thomsoniana   
by W. Pfennig

Cattleya maxima coerulea ´Gigi x Angelo´   
by emmily1955

Cattleya jenmanii var. jenmanii 'Rosa' - Bodenseerubin   
by emmily1955

Phalaenopsis bellina   
by Giorgio Armano

Another two new blossoms.   
by W. Pfennig

Phal   
by Dannie Tj. - 李泉亮

Dendrobium hybrid   
by W. Pfennig

Schomburgkia thomsoniana   
by W. Pfennig

Lc. Imperial Charm Sato   
by W. Pfennig

Stelis ciliaris   
by W. Pfennig

Cycnodes Wine Delight   
by W. Pfennig

Cattleya velutina #1   
by emmily1955

Everything is blooming now   
by W. Pfennig

Inside view of the glass in SGK.   
by W. Pfennig

Phalaenopsis equestris alba   
by W. Pfennig

Brassia hybrid   
by W. Pfennig

Dendrobium hybrid   
by W. Pfennig

Cattleya loddigesii   
by W. Pfennig

Phalaenopsis violacea indigo   
by Giorgio Armano

Cattleya loddigesii   
by W. Pfennig

Cattleya violacea   
by emmily1955

   
by iknowledgetree

Cattleya lawrenceana   
by W. Pfennig

unknown Masdevallia   
by W. Pfennig

Laelia purpurata 'RWA 071218' (var. flammea x sib)(EOOM)(indoor light)   
by rwa_in_SD

Vanda hybrid   
by W. Pfennig

Cattleya violacea X Cattleya gigas var. sanderiana   
by W. Pfennig

Epic. Volcano Trick   
by W. Pfennig

Isabelia violacea   
by Giorgio Armano

Phalaenopsis   
by W. Pfennig

adeno1   
by neartheborder

Orchids in the Conservatory   
by Gnawme

Dockrilla grimesii - close   
by mini-catts

000_0278 White Orchid - Sepiatone   
by marksobers

000_0229a Back-lit white orchid   
by marksobers

Neofineta falcata var. Shutennou 'Sycamore Creek'   
by sycamorecreek77

trio (Phalaenopsis sp.)   
by nowhereonearth

Santa Barbara Orchid Show 2009   
by orchid dude

Part of central display by Ventura Farms   
by cieneguitan

Sl. Minipet 'Ruby Jewel'   
by mini-catts

Cal Orchid   
by cieneguitan

Iwanagara Appleblossom   
by loquaciouslygarrulous

Laelia anceps Bravo - 08-11-23 OSSB Show   
by epiphyte78

Orchids in a row   
by Penny Green

Ornithosephalus myrticola   
by Svetlana B.

Miltonia " Peter Komp "   
by W. Pfennig

Miltonia hybrid Peter Komp   
by W. Pfennig

Dendrobium hybrid   
by W. Pfennig
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