We like to talk about Paphs

Contact us if you would like us to speak at your event or local meeting.

We have a wide range of topics that we can present.

Ask us about speaking

Upcoming Events where we’re speaking


Event – Sonoma County Orchid Society

Title – Novelty Paphiopedilum

Novelty Paph breeding has produced some of the most unique and colorful hybrids. We will review what has been done in the past and what the future may hold.

Date and time – Tuesday, October 8, 2019  7:00 PM


Event – Ottawa Orchid Society

Title – Multifloral Paphiopedilum

Multiflorals can be the most impressive of the Paphs, with their tall, stately spikes and huge flowers. They always command attention at shows. This will be a review of the most important species and hybrids, and a look at future trends in breeding.

Date and time – Sunday, November 17, 2019  1:30 PM

Pre-orders due November 1, 2019.


Event – Les Orchidophiles de Montreal

Title – Multifloral Paphiopedilum

Multiflorals can be the most impressive of the Paphs, with their tall, stately spikes and huge flowers. They always command attention at shows. This will be a review of the most important species and hybrids, and a look at future trends in breeding.

Date and Time – Wednesday, November 20, 2019  7:30 PM

Pre-orders due November 1, 2019.


Event – Paph Guild, Huntington, San Marino, CA

Title – Paphiopedilum rothschildianum through the years

Paph rothschildianum…the King of Paphs! A review of this species’ storied history and the breeders who have made the modern plants even more impressive than their jungle collected ancestors.

Date – January 11 & 12, 2020.

Pre-orders due on January 4, 2020.


Event – Tucson Orchid Society

Topic – TBD

Date – May 20, 2020.

Topic to be announced along with pre-order details.


Event – Desert Valley Orchid Society

Topic – TBD

Date – May 21, 2020.

Topic to be announced along with pre-order details.

And where we’ve spoken


We have spoken at numerous events and orchid societies across the USA and Canada, including:

  • Paphiopedilum Guild, Santa Barbara, CA
  • International Slipper Orchid Symposium, FL
  • Paph Symposium, Washington, DC
  • American Orchid Society Members Meeting, Reno, NV