November Speaker- Francisco Miranda

Monday November 15 at 8:00 pm.

Francisco Miranda is the author of several papers ranging from species descriptions to subjects of growers’ interest in Brazilian, German and U.S. publications. He is also the author of two books. He lives in Haines City, Florida, where he owns Miranda Orchids, an orchid nursery specializing in Brazilian species and the Cattleya alliance. He will present, Brazilian Orchid Habitats: The Amazon.

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2021 Calendar of events

Here are some of our upcoming events:

  • Nov 15, 7:30-10:30pm EST: NCOS virtual and in-person Member Meeting-Francisco Miranda, Miranda Orchids
  • Dec 13, 7:30-10:30pm EST: NCOS virtual and in-person Member Business Meeting and Holiday Celebration
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Founded in 1947

The National Capital Orchid Society Welcomes You!

We are a Community of orchid lovers in the greater Washington, DC region.  The society was founded in 1947 and has been going strong ever since.  We have over 100 active members in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and beyond.

We have 7 monthly meetings with featured speakers and a fantastic show table filled with dozens of blooming plants.  There are also several special events, including the NCOS Annual Orchid Show.

We invite you to join us and learn more about these fascinating, gorgeous plants!

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Join Us!

We welcome anyone in the area to come to our events and become actively involved in our Community as a member.  Some of the benefits of membership include:

  • Behind the scenes access to the NCOS Orchid Show, including a preview party and early access to the sales area.
  • Join us at the Summer Picnic for our plant swap and auction.
  • Pre-orders from visiting speakers who often bring plants for sale.
  • Access to a wealth of knowledge from other society members.
  • The monthly newsletter, which includes up to date information and great photos.
  • Member plants featured on our website and in on our social media channels.
  • Field trips to members' greenhouses and orchid nurseries in the local area.