To spread the love and knowledge of orchids.

Next meeting:

July 15th, 2018

Chicago Botanic Gardens, Pullman room / Auditorium

Speaker:  Dr. Lawrence Zettler will give a talk.  Topic:  The Ghost Orchid Demystified; Biology, Ecology and Conservation of Dendrophylax lindenii In Florida and Cuba.

Plant judging - please have your plants labeled and on the display tables by 12:30 pm.  You can find the forms for plant judging on the IOS website HERE.  


Generally, meetings at CBG are as follows:

11:00 a.m. Meet & Greet
11:30 a.m. Mentors Meeting
12:30 p.m. Plant judging starts
12:30 p.m. Monthly workshop
Short Business Meeting
1:15 p.m. approx., Speaker begins
Schedule is subject to change as needed.

Please note: No recording or videotaping of our meetings or guest speakers without the express written approval by the Illinois Orchid Society Board of Directors and knowledge of the Society members.