Epiphyllum Convention ( EpiCon XVI )
EpiCon was held May 26 2018 at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park and was considered on of the best by all those you were in attendance.
Epi Con is held every two years and is hosted on a rotational basis by one of the California epiphyllum societies; it is a conference where we meet, greet, learn and enjoy other epi enthusiasts.
Speakers at EpiCon XVI were
- Rudolf Heßing-Herick of Germany, a world renowned epiphyllum hybridizer.
- Dr. Rudi Dorsch of Colorado is an epiphytic cacti species and schlumbergera expert, as well as the liaison between German and American Epiphyllum Societies.
- Ron Crain of Chula Vista is a horticulturist, assistant curator of the Safari Park Epiphyllum exhibit and primary presenter of our workshops prior to SDES meetings.
- Derek Obayashi from Chicago world renowned epiphyllum hybridizer.
- Ulrich Haage owner of the oldest cactus nursery in Germany.
- Jerry Moreau a horticulturist, curator of the Safari Park Epiphyllum exhibit.