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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Vandachostyllis Colmarie   
by orchid dude

“Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” (Explore, Dec. 8th 2012)   
by Alexandra Rudge.California life!

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”   
by Alexandra Rudge.California life!

“Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.”   
by Alexandra Rudge.California life!

“Poetry remembers that it was an oral art before it was a written art.”   
by Alexandra Rudge.California life!

Happiness is a present attitude and not a future condition.   
by Alexandra Rudge.California life!

“Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.”   
by Alexandra Rudge.California life!

“Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.”   
by Alexandra Rudge.California life!

Masdevallia ignea   
by orchidgalore

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”   
by Alexandra Rudge.California life!

Bulbophyllum rothschildianum   
by orchid dude

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

Orchid at Longwood Gardens PA   
by takegoro

Tolumnia Leiboldi   
by Una simple mortal...

Polystachya concreta   
by Una simple mortal...

“It is only goodness which gives extras,   
by Alexandra Rudge.California life!

“A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in   
by Alexandra Rudge.California life!

“A flower blossoms for its own joy.”   
by Alexandra Rudge.California life!

Me with Vanda Annie Jenkins   
by orchid dude

Vanda Annie Jenkins   
by orchid dude
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