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We grow some of the very best Cattleya that you can find in the United States.  We produce hybrids and specialize in species improvement.  We breed them to create great varieties with high quality flower shapes. Check our Facebook page under the Olompali Orchids.  

Cattleya nobilior the noblest of the Cattleyas – Its history in Brazil and Japan

Nobody knows exactly what Reichenbach was thinking in 1883 in “Illustration Horticole” – book 30 – plate 485, when he described the Cattleya nobilior.  What we do know is that he described it as “the noblest” of the Cattleyas.  It would have been difficult for us not to believe his statement, since over time, that […]

Upcoming orchid shows – Come see us

We are looking forward to seeing you in 2012! Get your orders in now and we will bring your plants to the Sonoma County and San Francisco shows in February.

Loving the coastal weather

We will be at the Diablo View Orchid Society’s Orchid Fair this weekend in Concord, CA.
We are looking forward to seeing you there!

Oct. 15th and 16th, 2011
Orchid Fair at the Concord Hilton
1970 Diamond Blvd, Concord, CA 94520
Saturday 9am – 5pm,
Sunday 10am – 4pm,
Admission is Free

Welcome to Olompali Orchids

Our passion for award quality orchid species and classy hybrids have guided what we make available to you, the type of orchid that we wish to have in our own collection.  The space it takes to grow an orchid with average flower shape is the same that it takes to grow an award quality one, […]