About Suffolk Orchid Society
What we do
Our meetings are normally held on the fourth Wednesday of the month. We do not have meetings in July, August or December. Meetings start at 7.30pm. Please refer to the “Events” section of this website for up to date information.
You can find it next to the small shopping centre and the Douglas Bader pub where there is ample parking. It is a large modern church hall with good facilities. For those hard of hearing we encourage our speakers to use our PA system. At each meeting we normally have an outside speaker who gives a talk, often illustrated, lasting about an hour followed by questions. Some bring orchid plants for sale. Refreshments follow and a raffle is drawn.
We pride ourselves in giving new members a friendly welcome.
We began showing our plants in the mid-
Updates from our latest events and meetings
Epidendrum purum Epidendrum purum is from Ecuador. Bill first saw this some years ago when his group was travelling along a valley floor planted with commercialfruit trees. They all seemed to be in flower but when they got closer it could be seen that each tree was...
Here are some of Bill's superbly grown plants. The pictures aren't bad either ! (Remember to hover over or click on the photos to see what the plants are.)
Here are pictures and information about some of Andy’s plants that are currently or have recently been in flower. The Epidendrum medusae was purchased during the spring as a small plant and then mounted on bark which it has really taken to with roots wrapped...
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