New Photo Gallery pictures have been posted for September, Enjoy.
San Diego Epiphyllum Society is holding it's monthly general meetings using ZOOM. Monthly meetings are open to everyone. They are held 2 Wednesday of every month except December. No general meeting is held in December. Click for sign in information . Sign in information is updated the week of the meeting.
This year SDES is holding a Virtual Photo Contest. We did not give up we adapted and are having our yearly Epiphyllum photo contest online. This may be even better as it gives everyone who wants to an opportunity to submit their epiphyllum photographs. Learn more.
Have an interest in succulents? Tom Glavich is a long-time grower of succulent plants is hosting a Webinar September 5th. See the calendar for more information.
The San Diego Epiphyllum Society in person meetings are canceled until further notice. Our meeting room, Casa Del Prado room 101, is currently scheduled to be closed through the end of the year. Therefore, monthly meetings are being held using ZOOM. Members a week prior to the meeting, are provided Zoom log-in information.
Epiphyllum are often called "Orchid Cactus" due to their large bright blooms and growth habits. To see an epiphyllum in bloom is to fall in love with them.
January through November we meet on the second Wednesday of the month. First time guests receive a plant as a gift.
Our meetings are held on the second Wednesday every month. The exception is in December when we hold our Holiday banquet. Come and join us at our meetings in Balboa Park's Casa Del Prado building room 101 at 7:30 p.m. First time visitors will receive an epiphyllum potted in a 4" pot as a gift.
A work shop on different aspects of ephiphyllum care precedes our monthly meetings. This workshop is held in room 104 at 7:00 p.m. The workshop deals with seasonal subjects that will be helpful in caring for your epiphyllums.
San Diego Epiphyllum Society (SDES) is a non-profit 501(c)5 organization.
This website would not be possible without the help of the many SDES members.
Some photographers that have allowed their works to be used are : Don Crain; Frank Supplie; Gerry Mikas; Mildred Mikas; James Nones; Jerry Moreau; Savante Lundqvist; Gilbert Hatfield; Gail Hatfield; Janice Wakefield ; Epiphyllum Society of America: Mattslandscape; Beth Jackson; Gretchen Ward; Patricia Neal; Paula Reynolds; and many others that have submitted photographs to one or more of our photography contest.
There are numerous members who contribution make this website the useful tool that it has become. My personal thanks as the webmaster goes out to them. All the contributors are the real reason the website is as useful as it is.
The idea for "Epiphyllums are what other flowers aspire to be." in our banner is from a 1954 New York Times newspaper article by Fort and O'Barr quote "Epiphyllums are what other flowers try to be".