The American Orchid Society has selected an Orlando-area venue for its 2014 Fall Members’ Meeting.
It will include a 3-day orchid plant sale, guest lecturers from around the world, and numerous orchid exhibits sponsored by local orchid societies.
Where: Sheraton Orlando North
When: Friday October 31 through Sunday November 2, 2014
NOT the speakers or lectures.
Speakers and Presentations Agenda:
Waldor Orchids’ David Off on the subject of Cattleyas
Peter Lin – “Novelty Phalaenopsis Hybridizing”
Robert Fuchs of RF Orchids “Vandaceous Intergeneric Hybrids”
Gary Meyer, PhD, on “Dracula Culture and Taxonomy”
Rick Lockwood of Environ Corp. “What Do Orchids Eat?”
Chen-Chung Chen on “Multifloral Paphiopedilums in Taiwan”
Manolo Arias of Lima, Peru on “Solving the Mysteries of Phragmipedium kovachii Culture”
John Doherty of Ontario, Canada, whose presentation is “A Beautiful Mess”.
Event contact: 407-691-0037
Tickets for daily admission and other events may also be purchased online at https://www.aos.org/store/eventregistration.aspx
Be sure to attend our
Central Florida Orchid Society
October General Membership Meeting
Date: Monday, October 13, 2014
Location: Harry P. Leu Gardens
Our guest speaker for October 13th will be Guillermo Salazar.
He will speak about “The best Stanhopeas and related species for Florida”
He will be bringing plants to sell at the meeting so don’t forget to bring cash, checks, or credit cards.
If you are not familiar with this genus take a look at some interesting photos of species in this group. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanhopea