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Next Meeting is on Thursday, March 13th, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Contra Costa Water District Building Board Room
 1331 Concord Ave. Concord, CA

Ricky Wong will speak on Neofinetia falcata 
History, Appreciation, Hybridization and Culture

 

 

Neofinetia falcata 

The Japanese Samurai Orchid

Ricky's talk will focus on the different types and varieties found in Neofinetia falcata, some hybridizing points and culture considerations

 Ricky Wong started his interest in orchids while he was in elementary school. In 1995, he received a Phalaenopsis as his first orchid and his collection has grown ever since. After graduating from college, he started to volunteer extensively at OrchidMania, where his passion for orchids continued to grow.  

Ricky is currently part of the AOS judging program and is a Probationary Judge. He is a Director at Large for the Orchid Society of California (OSC), and has held various board positions with the OSC. 

Ricky grows exclusively outdoors without the use of a greenhouse and prefers to grow cool - cold growing species and primary hybrids that do well outdoors year-round in the Bay Area. 

 

There will be no Speakerís Dinner 

Grab Bag Plant Table: Plants will be purchased from Exotic Orchids of Maui. We will sell you only as many tickets as we have plants; everyone who buys a ticket is guaranteed to go home with a plant. 

L. anceps 

Masd. Sidney 

C. Jose Dias Castro x Rlc. Ryo Iwata

Vdps. gigantea

Den. nugentii

Vul. 'Jerry Laless'

Den. aggregatum

Fdk. After Dark 'Black Pearl'

 

DVOS display at Pacific Orchid Exibition 2014
Our exhibition has more ribbons for a display of its size than any other display at the show. 

                         Awarded Plants:  
                         Novice:       Den nugentii - Tom Pickford
                         Advanced:  L. rubescens 'Barbara Cook' - Ken Cook
                                           Paph. St. Low 'Beautiful - Ken Cook

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