Welcome to the Naples Orchid Society!
The Naples Orchid Society promotes the appreciation and cultivation of orchids as a hobby, and endeavors to preserve wild orchids indigenous to Southwest Florida through education and research.
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The Naples Orchid Society’s monthly meeting was held August 1, 2019. The best hybrid and the best species orchid were given gold ribbons. The best hybrid award was given to Rlc. Fort Watson ‘Mendenhall’ owned by Eunice Walker. The best species award was given to Phal. cornu-cervi owned by Karen … Continue reading →
Following the 2012 Naples Orchid Society Annual Orchid Show Jim Longwell cross-pollinated Nancy Ginocchio’s Cattleya violacea and Dick Pippens’s Rl. digbyana. In 2019 seedlings grown by Jim Longwell and Jim Roberts (of Florida SunCoast Orchids) bloomed for the first time and Jim Longwell registered the cross with the Royal Horticultural … Continue reading →
If you order from Amazon, did you know that you could also support Naples Orchid Society with your purchase at no cost to you? Go to smile.amazon.com, it’s the same company, same prices, same account and same everything, except Amazon will let you name a non-profit organization and donate 0.5% to it. NOS has … Continue reading →