The South Carolina Orchid Society (SCOS), an affiliate of the American Orchid Society, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization. We welcome all individuals – – SCOS does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientations, race, religion, or veteran status – – who delight in growing and enjoying orchids; SCOS The South Carolina Orchid Society has been inspiring orchid growers for more than 40 years by sharing a variety of information about orchids including culture, conservation, and hybridization. One way this is accomplished is through regular programs featuring the foremost speakers on orchid related topics. The Society also exhibits in several regional orchid shows each year. Our Mission is to educate and inform our members and the general public by promoting the culture, hybridization, and conservation of orchids. Please take a look at our current Newsletter for the latest society information.
We encourage you to browse our website to learn more about growing orchids. If you want more information, we welcome you as our guest at our meetings. We meet the third Sunday of most months at 12:30pm. The meetings held at the Garden Club Council of Greater Columbia Building, 1605 Park Circle in Maxcy Gregg Park just off of Pickens Street at the intersection of Blossom Street in Columbia.