Our next meeting is on 28th July and our Guest Speaker will be Graham Larkin who will speaking on Cypripedioideae. There have been many books and articles written in recent years on the various species that make up this group, and this no doubt reflects the growing interest in this group and where they are found, yet it is what you don't see traps many growers. These traps are part of the talk.



Welcome to the Manly Warringah Orchid Society. Established in 1971 as a non-profit organisation on Sydney's Northern Beaches, our aim is to educate, promote and encourage the growing and appreciation of orchids to our members and the public.

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Access our extensive orchid library, bench orchids, participate in shows and events and receive a monthly news bulletin.


Monthly meetings are held at the Cromer Community Centre. All visitors are welcome!


Four main shows are held throughout the year featuring displays, benching competitions, demonstrations, plants for sale and a raffle.


Two auctions are held during the year where members can sell their plants. Members of other societies and the public are welcome to come and grab a bargain!


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