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 January 5, 2017. The best hybrid and the best species orchid were given gold ribbons. The best hybrid award was given to Renanthera Kalsom owned by Elaine Gates. The best species award was given to Cattleya percivaliana tipo owned by Lola Moncsko. … Continue reading →
Most Midwestern students come to Florida at Christmas or Spring Break when the weather is pleasant or, if they come in the summer, they go to the beaches to enjoy cool breezes and the water. Interns with the Orchid Recovery Program (ORP) from Illinois College in Jacksonville, IL, brave the … Continue reading →
Scholarship recipients Crystal Elliott and Adam Zindel and their professor, Dr. Larry Zettler from Illinois College at Jacksonville, Illinois, were introduced at the July meeting of the Naples Orchid Society. Dr. Zettler’s sister, Dr. Jennifer Zettler, an entomologist, accompanied them. Research work they will be involved with may have benefits … Continue reading →