Cal-Orchid is a wholesale/retail orchid nursery in Santa Barbara, California that prides itself in providing the finest and often exclusive orchids to orchid enthusiasts everywhere. Established in 1987, we are now well known for having a well varied collection of plants that due to our active breeding program, is often changing. Because we are a family owned nursery we strive to provide the best customer service possible. Our active show schedule takes us to cities far and wide, nationally and even internationally so check our NEWS and EVENTS section to see if we are headed to your city sometime in the future!  We ship via FedEx express service, and are always available via the phone if you have specific questions, or of course, via email by CLICKING HERE.

How to order

Please look at our product pages. We hope that these categories help you to refine your search. Simply CLICK on an image in order to get a more detailed description or to move to purchasing. If you have any questions about a particular plant, please contact us and we can help you with your questions.

Shipping Charges

A small flat rate charge is added to every order plus a small charge for each additional plant.  If you are ordering more than four plants, please call us to place your order so that we can modify your shipping charges to be more accurate. We ship FedEX Express and charge exact shipping charges for large orders. Our FedEX charges include an industry discount and they provide what we believe to be the best shipping method. Our phone number is 805-967-1312. We will continue to work on our shipping options to make them more fair to everyone.


We are a working nursery that is open to the public.
Our hours are 9:00AM to 4:00 PM, Monday--Saturday / tel:805.967.1312
Check the Events Section of our website to be sure we are in town if you are traveling to visit us!                                                                         We are Open on Sundays for Special event weekends.
Everyone is welcome to visit.

Current Special

 Aerangis Elro

A fantastic hybrid between Aer. modesta
and Aer. platyphylla. Beautiful plants
in 5" pots, large size, in spike now!

To view
this Aerangis or more African offerings or
to order, please CLICK HERE



Visit our sales booth inside the Earl Warren Showgrounds.
We will have plenty of stock to choose from to secure
that all important new orchid.
This show (the longest running orchid show in the U.S) gets bigger and bigger each year, so don't
wait until the end to come shop.
Also, please come and visit the nursery which is
open to all and will have many unbeatable Show Specials.
See more information in News And Events.