The Kentucky Orchid Society will be selling orchids and educating the public about orchid care and culture at HGR again this year, after a 2 year COVID-induced absence! We are excited to be back to share our enthusiasm for orchids and to offer beautiful plants for purchase. These are not the usual varieties that you…Read More
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Christmas Party and Silent Auction
Sponsored by the Cincinnati Judging Center–KOS members invited!Read More
Rare Orchid Find!
Naturalist finds that an extinct orchid actually isn’t (extinct, that is!)Read More
KOS at the Greater Cincinnati Orchid Spring Show April 2022
KOS got back into the Orchid Show scene with a 50 sq. ft. entry into the GCOS Show on April 9-10. We won a first place ribbon on that display, which included over 50 orchids from our members’ collections. Among the 30+ awards were three Best of Class awards! Best of Class include: Phalaenopsis NOID-pale…Read More
December 2018 Newsletter
Click to view: KOS December 2018 newsletterRead More
KOS Participated in Fundraiser for the Louisville Orchestra!
Kentucky Orchid Society members recently had an opportunity to show off their orchids at a fundraising event given by the Association for the Louisville Orchestra. The a la Carte event was held on November 18 at the home of the Lee Zimmermans in partnership with Early Times/Suntory. Our participation was facilitated by one our newest…Read More
Congratulations Stephen Benjamin!
The Kentucky Orchid Society is delighted to congratulate member Stephen Benjamin on the AOS award recently received by a one of his plants. This beauty was recently given an Award of Merit by the American Orchid Society at the Cincinnatti Judging Center: Name : Rhyncholaeliocattleya Duh’s Wisdom Clonal name: ‘OK’ Award: AM (Award of Merit)…Read More
KOS at the 23 rd Locust Grove Gardener’s Fair
On May 11-13, the Kentucky Orchid Society participated for the first time in the annual Locust Grove event. Thanks to multiple members who participated in assembling and staffing our booth, the event was a success for KOS! The orchids were beautiful, the camaraderie enjoyable, and the crowd was enthused about our flowers. The funds accrued…Read More
Researchers discover oldest orchid specimen on record
I am submitting this post as a news item that might interest orchid lovers! from KOS member Jan SmithRead More
Orchid’s aroma shuts down Smithsonian greenhouse
The Smithsonian Magazine has published an article on an orchid! It’s not an orchid any of us is likely to have. Or want. But, it’s great our national museum’ magazine saw fit to publicize an orchid at the museum. From KOS member John WolfordRead More