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 2020 Show and Sale on March 7 will be our meeting for Marc h.  There is no meeting on March 9.  Currently,  the Show (Joanne) and the Sale (Bettina) chairs are hard at work to make this event another success.   Members are asked to help at the event.  If you have not signed up for the area you would like to help in, please contact Joanne. 

2020 Show and Sale

The member-grown orchids

with their amazingly colorful

and uniquely shaped flowers

will blast away your

winter blues.

In addition to many varieties

of tropical and sub tropical

orchids,  we will have for sale

hardy orchids that you can

grow in your garden.  Some of

the hardy orchids are native to

Illinois and the sorrounding

states as well as Canada.

There is no admission fee

and you may even win a

beautiful orchid plant as a

free door prize. 

Get a sneak preview of the

show on CI Living on

February 17 at 4 p.m.

on WCIA Channel 3. 

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

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. . . 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.

Who We Are

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