Southern Ontario Orchid Society

Next Meeting:

Sunday, 6 December 2015 at the Toronto Botanical Gardens in Floral Hall

Program: Auction and Christmas Potluck

Our year end meeting features a fund raising auction of orchid plants, supplies and miscelanea. Please bring cash. If you wish to donate items for auction, please let us know [email protected]

We will also have a pot luck lunch to celebrate the season. Please bring a dish to share.

There will be no show table, raffle, or members' sales table at this meeting.


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Plant of the Month - November

Synea Tan
Sc. G.C. Roebling 'Beechview' AM/AOS

Grown in a very open mix and a pot that seems too small. It seems to like that.

Orchid Fest 2016

Our very special guest at our August OrchidFest is Holger Perner of Hengduan Mountains Biotechnology in Sichuan, China.


2016 Membership on sale now at the membership desk.

Annual membership is $30 with the newsletter by email. Newsletter by Canada Post $15 extra unless you are a pre 2011 member in continuous good standing receiving the newsletter by Canada Post.

Payments accepted ONLINE

You can now join or renew your membership through this website (by PayPal). More info...

Future Meetings:

2015 meeting dates are as follows.

  • December 6
Please check the Calendar for more events and details.

Importing Orchids into Canada

This is a very complex and sometimes frustrating topic.
Marilyn H. S. Light, Chair,
Conservation Committee of the Canadian Orchid Congress
sheds some light in this
excellent article.