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Orchid Info Sites

American Orchid Society Completely revamped! Faster, more info.  A site to keep watching for their changes!
California Sierra Nevada Judging Center
Carmel Orchid Society, one of our local societies. Nice site, also check out their newsletter. 
Gold Coast Cymbidum Growers meet  at the San Mateo Garden Center

Almost our sister society in Hawaii.  "There are several former members of DVOS here on the Big Island of Hawai'i. There's Floyd & Marlene Lundquist, ourselves -- Stan & Dale Dinsmore, Pauline Brault. and on the Kona side of the Island is Sue Tesien." 
 Jay Pfahl's site is the best place I know for checking out information on orchid species. 

Lotte and Thomas Orchideen -  This Austrian site (in English and German) is dedicated to different orchid propagation techniques (seed sowing, nodes).  Lots of practical information.  Native orchids of Austria info is a bonus.

Read more about Lou Jost's adventurous discoveries in the Andes of Ecuador as well as his scientific publications, artwork and projects in progress at his website
Published quarterly by The Orchid Digest Corporation for the purpose of increasing the appreciation and improving the culture of orchids.
The Orchid House A Canadian site with a lot of useful info including growing orchids under lights, judging and what I use the site for is finding the correct spelling and abbreviations of hybrids and species.  (Unfortunately it's a little slow so be patient.)
Orchid Species Culture Culture sheets available, TONS of info from Marg and Charlie Baker.
Orchid species photographs by Eric Hunt Kathy found this one: " It has pictures of phal species and their primary hybrids, showing each parent and the resultant cross." - A site dedicated to Phagmipedium, Mexipedium and Selenipedium.  Info and pictures of species and hybrids with full breeding details of most (all?) the phrag hybrids.

Orchid & Flower Photography and Talks by Ron Parsons 


TimberPress  The Bakers' publisher as well as many others
McQuerry's Orchid Books McQuerry's Used and New Orchid Books. Run by Mary Noble.

Links to Links

The Orchid Mall  The starting point for all your orchid searches. One heck of a lot of info and links! The Granddaddy of orchid sale and info sites.

This is the best "links" site I've seen, with links to over 1000 orchid related sites including vendors, organizations and discussion forums.  The site is well organized and gives an up to date thumbnail of each site.  

Commercial Grower's Websites

Andy's Orchids specializes in mounted Orchid Species:  "Orchids on a Stick"
 Camp Lot A Noise Tropicals (CLAN): A commercial Orchid hobby, specializing in Orchid Species, but have Orchid hybrids and other tropical plants, too.  A commercial site but with lots of good information.

Gold Country Orchids:  Specializing in Award Quality Miniature and Compact Cattleyas and Phalaenopsis.

Sunset Valley Orchids, 
Grower and hybridizer of quality orchids, Vista, California

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