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Mark Morten

Vice President:
John Gross

Ann Schilsky

Ethelene Ferdinand
New Member Contact:

Tom Gephart



Welcome to the internet home of
Prairie State Orchid Society

Centered around Springfield, Illinois, we are a group of orchid lovers who meet regularly to discuss, enjoy, learn about and indulge our passion for orchids. Our members include some experts and knowledgeable growers to those who are beginners to orchid care and growing

What we all have in common is a love for these beautiful plants and a desire to share our enthusiasm.

We invite you to join us at our monthly meetings which are held on the third Friday of the month (7 pm) . Meetings are held at the Hampton Inn, 2300 Chuckwagon Drive, Springfield, IL in the Conference Room. Our annual February show and sale is held at Springfield's Washington Park Botanical Garden in Springfield.

May Meeting

This month our meeting is on Friday, May 18, 2018, at 7:00pm, at The Rochester Public Library, Rochester, IL. Dick Wells, owner of Hilltop Orchids, will speak on Paphiopedilums.

Dick will have various plants for sale.

Guests are also invited to bring their blooming plants for Show & Tell !

Show & Sale February Highlights

2018 PSOS Show Winners pictures the winning Blue Ribbon plants with winners names in each entry section of the show. Enjoy the beautiful entries in the 2018 Show Winner document by clicking on the document.

JOIN the Prairie State Orchid Society

Click on our membership form to see how you can become a member and enjoy the benefits of our society of great people.

The society has many perks from joining and it is amazing to see how fast an orchid collection will grow when you join.

PSOS is on FaceBook.

View our latest photos and information on our FaceBook page at Prairie State Orchid Society.