the Next Foothills orchid society meeting will be held on February 27, 2017

Monday, February 27, Pat Van Andrichem of Kingfisher Orchids will speak about his latest phalaenopsis hybrids and exciting new developments in cloning. 

Pat is a warm-growing orchid specialist including orchids such as Phalaenopsis and Dendrobiums.  Pat has been breeding and cloning his own phalaenopsis orchids for many years and has many crosses registered with the Royal Horticultural Society in England.  Kingfisher Orchids has also won more than 35 AOS awards for outstanding registered crosses, cultural excellence as well as displays.  Currently, Pat is focused on creating new hybrids in red, yellow and art shades as well as creating virus-free hybrids.  Pat will be speaking about culture of phalaenopsis and the latest breakthroughs in hybridization.


Photo credit Judidth Higham ( .  With permission..

Photo credit Judidth Higham ( .  With permission..

Our regular monthly meetings are held at the Marda Loop Community Hall (formerly known as South Calgary Community Hall), 3130 - 16th Street S.W.

Guests and New Members welcome!




June 3 & 4, 2017

Photo credit Judidth Higham ( .  With permission.

Photo credit Judidth Higham ( .  With permission.

Join the Foothills Orchid Society for a weekend of exotic flowers from around the world. Bring your camera and take photos of the show plants. Bring your greenthumb for a chance at the sale tables. There will be vendors from around the world offering plants for sale and advice on how to grow orchids best in your home.

There is plenty of free parking at the Triwood Community Association.  MAP