The Show and Sale takes the place of regular meeting.  Everyone is welcome to come and see the beautiful orchids our members are able to grow in their homes.   Admission is free. 

The sale plants include many varieties of tropical orchids that are suitable for growing at home.  In addition, we will have  potted Chinese ground orchids, as well as Showy and Tall Yellow lady slipper orchids which can be grown in your garden.  The lady slipper orchids are native to the U.S. and Canada. 


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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Who We Are

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

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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.

Next Meeting

Repotting demonstration at 11 A.M. and 2 P.M.  


. . . 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.