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…

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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)…

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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…

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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 Wolford

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‘Demon Orchid’ Has a ‘Devil Head’ and Claw-Like Petals

Check out this new orchid species, Telipogon diabolicus. Source: ‘Demon Orchid’ Has a ‘Devil Head’ and Claw-Like Petals Shared by Sal Locasio

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