Newport Harbor Orchid Expo and Sale 2017

Newport Harbor Orchid Expo and Sale 2017

The event will be on Friday, February 10th through Sunday, February 12th, 2017, at the Westminster Mall located in Westminster, CA with easy access from the 405 Freeway and the Bolsa exit.  Parking is free. The mall is fully handicap accessible. The event is free and open to the public.

The Orchid Expo and Sale hours are: Friday, 10am – 9pm, Saturday, 10am – 9pm, and Sunday, 11am – 6pm.

This year’s event, themed “Ride the Orchid Wave” will showcase thousands of orchids in bloom from all over the world.
*Please note the display room will be open to the public after judging is completed, estimated opening time is noon.

Orchids are the largest family of flowering plants with over 35,000 known species and hybrids, and they grow in every part of the world. Without having to leave Southern California, show goers will be dazzled by the diversity and beauty of the orchids displayed by professional growers, local orchid societies, and individual hobbyists. A large sales area will feature expert local and international commercial growers who offer unique species and hybrids for sale. There will also be plant orchid judging, which is conducted by accredited judges of the American Orchid Society, as well as by local society members. If you are interested in bringing your plants for judging, please register your plants in person between 10 am – 8pm on Thursday, February 9. For more information about the Show, please use our Contact Us form below.

NHOS will also have a display room featuring Painting, Photography, and Bonsai/Sculpture exhibits by the Vietnamese Orchid Society members.

In addition to the orchid and bonsai displays, judging, and sales, there will also be hands on potting demonstrations. The three potting workshops are scheduled for Friday February 10, Saturday, February 11, and Sunday, February 12. The time for all three workshops will be 2 pm. Registration is limited to the first 20 registrants for each class. This is a hands-on workshop conducted by Paula and John Butler. Participants will be provided with an orchid to repot (plant type TBD), potting mix, and a pot. At the end of the demonstration participants get to take their newly potted orchid home. This is a great way to learn more about orchids, potting, virus pathogens, and proper sanitation techniques.  There is a $6 fee per participant (orchid and supplies included).

Founded in 1979, the Newport Harbor Orchid Society has over 100 participating members who reside in Orange, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Riverside Counties.  The organization’s primary mission is to foster the culture, cultivation, and conservation of orchids and to educate its members and the public about orchids.  The society meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the Senior Center in Costa Mesa, 695 W. 19th Street.  Guests and new members are welcome.

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Participating Vendors


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Andys Orchids

svo

Sunset Valley Orchids

DiamondO

Diamond Orchids

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Hatfield Orchids

Orchids of Los Osos

Beauti Florist

cal orchid

Cal-Orchid

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Santa Barbara Orchid Estate

Sorella Orchids

Sorella Orchids

Orchid Place

Michael Pham Orchids

kawamoto

Kawamoto Orchids

Casa de las Orquideas

Casa de las Orquideas

Tuyets orchids

Tuyets Orchids

Orchidesign

Orchid Design

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Lico Orchids


Newport Harbor Orchid Expo 2017 Awards


NHOS-Display-2017
NHOS Display 2017

Plant Trophies

(Awards for Individual Plants)

 

Best of Show Trophy

Paph. Prince Edward of York ‘mem. Robert Weltz’
Exhibitor: Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanic Gardens

Best-Show-2017-2

 

Best Cattleya Alliance Trophy

Alba Connor Memorial Trophy

Lc. Santa Barbara Sunset ‘Showtime’
Exhibitor: Ha Bui (NHOS)

 

Best Cymbidium Trophy

Ann & Guy Gottschalk Trophy

Cym. (Strathdon x Cherry Shower) ‘Butterfly’
Exhibitor: Casa de Las Orquideas

Best-Cymbidium-2017-2

 

Best Phalenopsis & Doritis Trophy

Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi
Exhibitor: Mai Dang (VNOS)

 

Best Vanda & Allied Genera Trophy

V. Pakchong Blue
Exhibitor: Ha Bui (NHOS)

 

Best Paphiopedilums & Associated Genera Trophy

Ron Capps Memorial Trophy

Paph. Prince Edward of York ‘mem. Robert Weltz’
Exhibitor: Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanic Gardens

 

Best Dendrobium Trophy

Dendrobium speciosum var. hillii ‘Don Brown’
Exhibitor: Minh Yen Tran (VNOS)

 

Best Oncidium & Allied Genera Trophy

Miltonopsis Hybrid
Exhibitor: Minh Yen Tran (VNOS)

 

Best Pleurothallid Alliance Trophy

 

Best Maxillaria Trophy

 

Best Other Genera Trophy

 

Best Specimen Trophy

Paul Brecht Memorial Trophy

Cleisocentron gokusingii ‘Blue’
Exhibitor: Andy’s Orchids

 

Best Culture, Hybrid Trophy

Rick Efker Memorial Trophy

Lc. Santa Barbara Sunset ‘Showtime’
Exhibitor: Ha Bui (NHOS)

 

Best Culture, Species Trophy

Pat & Ginny Worthington Memorial Trophy

Dendrochilum glaceum
Exhibitor: Andy’s Orchids

 

Mayor’s Trophy

(Mayor Tri Ta’s Choice)
Paphiopedilum Satchel Paige
Exhibitor: Orange County Orchid Society

Mayors-Choice-2017

 

Display Trophies

 

President’s Trophy

(Best Use of Theme: “Ride the Orchid Wave”)
Exhibitor: South Bay Orchid Society

Best-Theme-2017

 

AOS Show Trophy

Exhibitor: Vietnamese Orchid Society

AOS-Best-Display-2017-1

 

AOS Silver Certificate

Exhibitor: Vietnamese Orchid Society

 

Orchid Digest Show Trophy

Exhibitor: Vietnamese Orchid Society

 

Society Display Trophies

First Place: Vietnamese Orchid Society
Second Place: South Bay Orchid Society
Third Place: Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanic Gardens

 

Vendor Display Trophies

First Place: Cal Orchids
Second Place: Casa de Las Orquideas
Third Place: Andy’s Orchids

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