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American Orchid Society 2014 Fall Members’ Meeting

American Orchid Society
2014 Fall Members’ Meeting

 

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

600 N. Lake Destiny Dr., Maitland, FL 32751

(407-660-9000)

When: Friday October 31 through Sunday November 2, 2014

$5 admission only includes one daily show entry to the ORCHID SPOOKTACULAR
NOT the speakers or lectures.
You must be a full registrant for the meeting to hear the speakers on Friday and Saturday. ($90)

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

 1920 N Forest Ave  Orlando, FL 32803

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

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