Orchid Exhibit at Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh, PA

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens celebrates National Public Gardens Day at its 79th annual May Market on May 8 and 9.

“The tropical booth will feature harder-to-find tropical foliage, flowering plants and orchids,” says Connie George, director of marketing and communications at Phipps. “A section of our booth will host the Western Pennsylvania Orchid Society, selling orchids from our orchid show with members available to answer orchid questions.”

The Phipps market will be from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 8 and 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 9 at the conservatory in Schenley Park. The market is free both days, and on May 8, National Public Gardens Day, Phipps admission is 50 percent off during event hours.

Details: 412-622-6914 or phipps.conservatory.org

Read more: http://triblive.com/business/realestate/8138267-74/garden-plant-plants#ixzz3YKq0SdtO

Merritt Island Orchid show

The Platinum Coast Orchid Society will host its 52nd annual Orchid Show and Sale on May 2 and 3 at Kiwanis Island Park Gymnasium, 951 Kiwanis Island Park Road, Merritt Island.

Show hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Admission is $5.

For more information, call 321-525-7540 or visit PlatinumCoastOrchidSociety.org

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Tulsa Orchid Society’s Annual Show

Tulsa Orchid Society’s Annual Show

9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday

Tulsa Garden Center, 2435 S. Peoria Ave.

This is your chance to see hundreds of exotic blooming orchids on display and for sale. Tulsa Orchid Society members will be present to answer your questions and share their love of growing orchids. The Tulsa Orchid Society is a member of the American Orchid Society and a Garden Society Affiliate of the Tulsa Garden Center.

Source:  http://www.tulsaworld.com/

 

World’s Smallest Orchid Flower

A new winner:

World’s smallest orchid flower discovered in Brazil

Orchid measuring just half a millimetre discovered at the Federal University of Santa Catarina in southern Brazil

The tiny bloom was initially mistaken for a fungus before being examined under a microscope at the Federal University of Santa Catarina in the south of the country.

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Central Pennsylvania Orchid Show

Flower power: Exotic displays of orchids capture eyes and noses of spectators

fready@centredaily.com  April 11, 2015

— In spring, a young gardener’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of flowers — and the 50th annual Central Pennsylvania Orchid Show at the Snider Agricultural Arena was as good a place as any to meet that special seedling.

Sponsored by the Central Pennsylvania Orchid Society, Saturday’s show featured 18 different exhibits full of orchids with names like Dendrobium aggregatum, Epicattleya, and Eria coronaria —in other words, some really pretty flowers.
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Blue Ridge Orchid Society show

Blue Ridge Orchid Society show to be held May 1-3

Posted: Friday, April 10, 2015 12:00 pm

Join us for our Blue Ridge Orchid Society show, May 1-3, at the Center in the Square, Advance Auto Parts Atrium, in Roanoke. The American Orchid Society judged show will have displays by societies from Virginia and North Carolina. Society members and vendors will be on hand to answer all your questions. These beautiful tropical flowers will excite all your senses.

For more information, visit www.blueridgeorchidsocietyva.org or call Irene Brock at 774-9021

Source: http://www.roanoke.com/community/swoco/blue-ridge-orchid-society-show-to-be-held-may/article_4e131868-4a5c-54b6-88c7-3cc596bd3326.html