November 7 — 8, 2015


Sat 9:00am — 5:00pm
Sun 10:00am — 4:00pm




Swanson's Nursery
9701 15th Ave NW
Seattle WA, 98117

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Swanson's Nursery

This is our society's annual AOS judged orchid show and sale at Swanson's Nursery. The show will feature a variety of flowers and displays from NWOS members and other societies in the region. Local and visiting orchid vendors will be present with plants and supplies for sale. Society members will also be providing repotting services and hourly educational talks on orchids and growing advice for hobbyists.


Saturday, Nov. 7th

  • 1:00pm - Chris Peterson “3 Tips to Be a Better Beginning Orchid Grower”
  • 2:00pm - Harvey Brenneise "Repotting Orchids"
  • 3:00pm - Jake Burroughs “ABCs of Keeping Orchids: Basic Essentials and Necessities”

Sunday, Nov. 8th

  • 12:00pm - Harvey Brenneise "Repotting Orchids"
  • 1:00pm - Diane Drisch “Successful Orchid Growing Without a Greenhouse”
  • 2:00pm - Abigail Chang and Mike Pearson “How to Attach and Grow Orchids on Mounts”
  • 3:00pm - Mike Foster “Basic Paphiopedilum Culture”

Plant Entry

Want to exhibit your plants for AOS judging? Below are the necessary forms and information for entry, along with the official show rules. You may enter by printing out your paperwork and delivering it to our Plant Entry Registrar during exhibit setup.


  • Emerald City Orchids
    Seattle, WA

    Always an excellent source for beautiful and interesting windowsill orchids, such as Phalaenopsis, Oncidium types, and Paphiopedilum hybrids and species. They also carry a variety of supplies for repotting, mounting, and displaying your plants in eye-catching arrangements.

  • Olympic Orchids
    Seattle, WA

    This local vendor specializes in orchid species seedlings as well as a full line of orchid perfumes and scents.

  • Lucky Girl Orchids
    Rathdrum, ID

    A midwest orchid grower specializing in a wide variety of high quality orchid species as well as unique hybrids. You can view her ever-changing selection at Lucky Girl's online ebay store.

  • Seattle Orchid
    Seattle, WA

    This Ballard-based vendor specializes in a large variety of orchid species and genera (both mounted and potted) for the serious collector, as well as beautiful hybrids that will brighten any space.