Our Approach

Who we are

The National Capital Orchid Society is a group of people in the greater Washington DC area who are passionate growing orchids.  Learn more about these fascinating and beautiful plants and how to grow them at our seven monthly meetings with an invited speaker.

We also have several special events each year, including the:

We welcome other enthusiasts to join us for these events.

Our Story

Our Story

Our orchid society was founded in 1947 by a local orchid grower named Eugene Griffith.  To read the full history of how our group began, continue reading here.


Club officers

See the list of current board members


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Next Steps...

We are always glad to welcome new members to our group.  To join our society, please click on the "Join Now" button