Welcome to the Fort Lauderdale Orchid Society!

Our 2017 show, A Galaxy of Orchids, will be held January 20, 21, and 22, 2017. No doubt it will be a star-studded event!

Click here for more information and to get pre-show discount coupons! 


  • January 20-22, 2017 – Fort Lauderdale Orchid Society show
  • February 13, 2017 – Mike Owen, park biologist, Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, on his recent trip to Cuba, partially sponsored by FLOS, on the repopulation of the ghost orchid.
  • March 13, 2017 – Tom Bajza on "Cool Growing Orchids in South Florida."
JOIN US!  If you recently discovered the Fort Lauderdale Orchid Society, please come to a meeting as our guest and then consider joining. We are a fun group that enjoy:
  • meeting to learn from a presentation, munch on snacks, look at members’ plants, and participate in a raffle
  • checking out books from our library
  • traveling together to visit orchid nurseries or other members’ homes on our famous rambles
  • hosting our annual Fort Lauderdale Orchid Show
  • reading our newsletter
  • parties!
You'll find enjoyment and useful information whether you are brand new to growing orchids or have many years of experience. Come as a guest - no obligation - and see how you like it! The Internet is awash in data but there's nothing like finding out what works and what doesn't work from a neighbor or friend.
Newsletter Archives The FLOS Newsletters are all online! You can find the archived ones from 2008 on the Newsletter Archives page.
Opportunities To Get Involved To get the most out of your membership, get involved! More involvement leads to a better society. You will learn more about orchids and have more fun too! You can find out how to help with committees and special projects on our Opportunities Page.