Welcome to the Ottawa Orchid Society

Learn about the benefits of becoming a member of the Ottawa Orchid Society

Get involved, attend workshops and learn about how to exhibit your orchids at our events

Learn about our monthly meetings, orchid group discussions and workshops

Learn about what we're doing for the conservation of orchids native to the region

About us

Founded in 1978, the Ottawa Orchid Society (OOS) aims to promote and assist in every way the knowledge, appreciation, culture, study, development, improvement and conservation of orchids.

Not yet a member?

Join to have access to our special events, including our Silent Auction.

The cost of annual membership is $30, payable to the Ottawa Orchid Society by cheque, e-transfer, or credit card.

Upcoming event

Ottawa Orchid Society Silent Auction

This auction is an important fundraiser for the Ottawa Orchid Society, as the funds collected support the Judging Centres of the AOS (Montreal and Toronto) and Conservation. Our auction will be held from December 3 to December 10, 2023.

A special thanks to our donors: Manu’s Orchids, DFOrganico Inc., Roehampton Orchids and C&C Orchids.

You must be a member to participate.

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Latest News

This is our holiday celebration.  Learn about our supporting organizations: the American Orchid Society and the Canadian Orchid Congress and how we support them as an affiliate society.  Enjoy an OOS Trivia Challenge with festive refreshments and win prizes!
We welcome Peter Tobias to talk about the work of the Orchid Conservation Alliance around the world.
The Orchid Discussion Group is back after the summer break and the first one will take place on Thursday, October 12th at 7:00 p.m. The topic to start this season is ‘Setting Up Your Grow Space”.