Santa Cruz Orchid Society 

March 2018 Newsletter

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Our mission is to increase the awareness, appreciation, enjoyment, conservation, and cultivation of orchids.

SCOS Monthly Meetings:  Held the first Friday of Every Month at 7:30 pm at the Live Oak Grange Hall, 1900 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062.  

Membership is $20 annually for an individual or $25 for a household.

Next Meeting:  March 2, 2018.  

Meetings include:

  • A speaker presentation or panel discussion by an orchid expert(s)
  • A show & tell table of blooming plants brought in by members.
  • Raffle table of orchids.
  • Light refreshments.

March Program:

Patricia Rain will be our guest speaker this month. She will be presenting a slide show on the primary regions of the world where the vanilla orchid (Vanilla planifolia and Vanilla tahitensis) are predominantly grown.


For general information about the SCOS email: or by postal mail: Santa Cruz Orchid Society, P.O. Box 1405, Santa Cruz, CA 95061