Welcome 

. . . to the Central Illinois Orchid Society web page. We are a diverse group of people interested in growing and/or enjoying orchids. We welcome anyone to attend our meetings and events whether you have never grown an orchid or you are an experienced grower.

Membership 

We invite you to join the Central Illinois Orchid Society. Membership is only $15 for the first member and $25 for a couple. Click on the read more for a printable PDF. Please mail the form and check as directed or bring them to the next meeting. Hope to see you soon!

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The March meeting is replaced by the Show and Sale on March 3.  We have lots of beautiful plants already in storage or waiting arrival.  Members will be available to answer questions and give guidance as to the best care of your orchids.  Repotting demonstration is offered at 12 noon and 2 pm. 




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Who We Are

​Central Illinois Orchid Society was founded in 1958. Our members come from Champaign-Urbana and surrounding cities.

 2018 Show and Sale:  Saturday, March 3, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Hessel Park Church ,  700 W. Kirby Av., Champaign.


Come see all the amazing orchids grown by the members, as well as purchasing new orchids that would be suitable for your home and office.  Admission is free.  Repotting demonstrations offered at noon and 2 p.m. (time may change so stay tuned through this website.)  Raffles of plants or other items (tickets sold at the event.)   Cash or check only for purchases.


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Our mission is to:

  1. Exchange orchid-related information among orchid hobbyists;
  2. Provide a forum for disseminating orchid-growing information through educational programs offered to its members and the public;
  3. Support local and global orchid conservation efforts;
  4. Enjoy the fellowship of others who share a fascination with orchids.

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