Mark Your Calendar: the next Annual Oregon Orchid Show & Sale is September 24-25, 2022 in Portland, OR


The monthly copy of Calypso, the OOS newsletter, emailed directly to you.

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Discounts at participating businesses

Opportunity to sell your orchids/plants at our monthly meeting

Opportunity to sell your orchids/plants at our annual show and sale on the members table

Free admission to the Oregon Orchid Show and Sale, the largest orchid event in the Pacific Northwest

Opportunity to submit your plants for AOS accredited judging in our society show displays

Support of the following conservation and education organizations:

The Orchid Conservation Alliance

The American Orchid Society

The Orchid Conservation Coalition

Orchid Digest

The Pacific Northwest Judging Center

Growiser Orchid Preserve

Calypso is the newsletter for the Oregon Orchid Society, Portland, OR

Calypso is the newsletter for the Oregon Orchid Society, Portland, OR

Membership to the Oregon Orchid Society is more than belonging to a garden club. The society is made of some of the Northwest’s most experienced orchid growers as well as people new to the orchid “obsession”.

  • As a member you are supporting education via our various books and the monthly speakers that we bring to Portland.
  • As a member you are directly supporting conservation of orchids in their native habitat – including native orchids in Oregon.
  • As a member you are assisting the society in community outreach including supporting the largest orchid show in the Pacific Northwest.
  • As a member you are supporting the propagation of orchids as we continue to support the American Orchid Society and the Northwest Judging Center.

Membership is open to everyone! Oregon Orchid Society membership should be considered by anyone who is:

  • Interested in the Orchid Hobby
  • Concerned with Orchid Conservation and Preservation
  • A supporter of growing or hybridizing quality, award winning orchids
  • Wanting to learn more about orchids and how to grow them


Membership is based on a calendar year. For those that sign up during or after the month of August we honor that membership through the following year. Beginning March 1st membership will be $24 a year.

You can become a member at one of our meetings – just ask any board member or send an email to If you’d like to join before you can make it to one of our meetings, you can send a check (written to Oregon Orchid Society) and include your name, address, phone number and email address. You can mail your dues to:

OOS c/o Treasurer, PO Box 14182, Portland, Oregon 97293

Or, join online!