About the Memphis Orchid society

Founded in 1955, the Memphis Orchid Society is a vibrant group of individuals who share a common addiction..er...enthusiasm...for orchids. Members come in all ages and range from beginners to experienced growers and hybridizers. Click here to learn more about our history.


Meetings: Fourth Sunday of each month 2 to 4 p.m. at the Memphis Botanic Garden

With a few exceptions, we meet the fourth Sunday of every month. Each meeting includes a brief business meeting, orchid show-and-tell, refreshments, and an informative presentation. There are often orchids available for purchase. Visitors are always welcome. View our calendar to find an upcoming meeting, or click to learn how to become a member.


Annual Show and Sale

In May, vendors and other orchid societies from around the region come to the Memphis Botanic Garden to exhibit their plants alongside MOS members. Judges from the American Orchid Society award ribbons, trophies, and coveted AOS awards. The event is open to the public to view exhibits and purchase from vendors. The 2019 Show and Sale took place May 3-5. 

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