San Diego International Orchid Fair

San Diego International Orchid Fair 2015
October 3-4
Saturday 9am-5pm & Sunday 9am-4pm


Join us for the colorful San Diego International Orchid Fair where countless varieties of orchids grace the grounds, some in exhibits and some for sale. Learn from the experts on how to care for your newly purchased orchids at “Orchids 101” with ongoing lectures throughout the weekend on culture and care of these beautiful plants.

The Fair is an official American Orchid Society (AOS) judging event with ribbons being awarded. To register your plants for judging, please bring them to the Garden’s Ecke Building on Thursday, October 2 between 4 – 7 pm or on Friday, October 3 between 9 am – 12 noon. Please make sure your plants are clean, pest-free, and the flowers are staked. Judging begins at 1 pm sharp on Friday, October 3.

Cost: Free with paid admission or membership.
Free for AOS members (must show card).

2014 Speakers

Saturday, October 4

10:00 a.m.
Dave Hoffmaster
SD County Orchid Society
Care and Re-blooming of Phalaenopsis

11:00 a.m.
Charles Fouquette
Fouquette Orchids
Australian Dendrobium speciosums,
Their Attributes and Downfalls

1:00 p.m.
Jerry Spencer
SD County and Palomar Orchid Societies
Care and Repotting of Cattleyas

2:00 p.m.
Alex Nadzan
Palomar and SD County
Cymbidium Societies

Outdoor Growing Orchids for
Southern California

Sunday, October 5

11:00 a.m.
Andy Phillips
Andy’s Orchids
Ask Andy Your Orchid Questions
(bring a photo of your plants for
Andy to analyze)

1:00 p.m.
Nico Goosens
LICO Orchids
Re-blooming your Orchids

2:00 p.m.
Ben Machado
Calavo Gardens
Orchid Basics 101


2014 Vendors

Andy's Orchids, Inc

Beauty Florist

Calvo Gardens/Rex Foster Gardens

Casa de las Orquidas

Everything Orchids

Fouquette Enterprises et al

Lico Orchids and Flowers

San Diego County Orchid Society
Conservation Committee

Tuyet's Orchids


Banner Photo: Ben Mach
Lycaste About first spring 'Peter Sobel my delight' FCC/AOS
The Grower is Helen Pfister

Montage Photos: Loren Batchman, left to right, L Anceps Tamiko, Sales Area,
Paph Veronique Bert, Sales Area, Pot Little Toshie 'H & R'