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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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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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.

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Who We Are

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


Our next meeting is Monday, January 13 at 6:30 p.m. at Hessel Park Church.  Several members will talk about using artificial lighting for growing orchids.  A light fixture will be raffled off also. 





The Annual Holiday Dinner was held on Saturday, November 9 at Timpone's restaurant on campus.  The food was delicious, and everyone enjoyed the occasion, especially selecting the orchid given as a  present.