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 Christmas banquet. Come and joint 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.
San Diego Epiphyllum Society
P.O. Box 126127
San Diego, CA 92112-6127
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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 inspire 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".