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Orchid Show

The show is included with regular Garden admission. No cost to attend the sale and lectures.

In Love with Orchids and Gardens

The Orchid Show and Sale is presented by the Virginia Orchid Society and sponsored by Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 4, 5, 6, 2022.

The orchid show features hundreds of delightful prize-worthy orchids from expert growers. This year’s theme is “In Love with Orchids and Gardens.”  In addition to the show, you can visit orchid vendors in the Robins Room of the Robins Visitors Center. This is an American Orchid Society accredited and judged show.

Friday, March 4, 2022
Sunday, March 6, 2022
Event Details

slipper orchid from the orchid showShow location: the North Wing of the Conservatory
Sale location: the Robins Room of the Robins Visitors Center

Hundreds of Orchids on display and sale, free lectures for beginners as well as experienced growers, people’s choice award for best orchid display, orchid vendors and more.

Friday       1 – 5 p.m.
Saturday   9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday     9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Class Schedule

Friday, March 4
3:30 p.m.  Joe Mathias – Orchid Repotting Demonstration

Saturday, March 5
11 a.m. Ken Meier – Choosing the Right Orchid to Grow in Your Home
1 p.m.  Dayaneth Portilla – Orchids of Ecuador: Growing in situ and in Our Greenhouses
3 p.m. Peter Breed – Phalaenopsis Species

Sunday, March 6
11 a.m. Bill Goldner – Growing and Showing Phragmipedium (South American Lady Slippers)
1 p.m. Art Chadwick – Cattleyas

We are pleased to announce that the following orchid vendors will be at the show (March 4-6):

Chadwick & Son Orchids
Woodstream Orchids
Orchid Classics
Orchid Enterprise, Inc.
Ecuagenera USA Corp.

The sales will start Friday, March 4 at 1 p.m. in Robins Room of the Robins Visitors Center. The sale is free and open to the public. Regular Garden admission to visit the Orchid Show in the North Wing of the Conservatory.

Orchid show flyer