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!                                                                                  Open on Sundays for Special event weekends.
Everyone is welcome to visit, but please check our EVENT SCHEDULE to be sure we are Open

Current Special


epidendrum Flasks

 We now have a supply of Epidendrum flasks for sale
both to our domestic customers as well as our
overseas customers. These are easily shipped. We can
also obtain the necessary documentation for
international sales. Flasks contain approximately
35 plants and sell for $75.00. In order to obtain a list
of crosses or to order




29th Annual open house!

Don't miss the Fall Open House Sale Weekend!
While this event officially closes the 2015 season,
it also catches people in the throws of gearing up
for holiday cheer! Spirits are high and everyone has a
fun time shopping the aisles for great deals.
For those who cannot make it, we have prepared another
exceptionally tempting sales flyer with crazy
good prices to order from; prices good thru November 9th,
while supplies last.

NOVEMBER 7 & 8  
-Light refreshments on hand-

For our special list CLICK HERE

We are also offering a listing of select divisions
from Andy Easton's cymbidium inventory. These are
going to be available by mail order or
if you are coming to the nursery, you can pick
them up here at Cal-Orchid!

To view the list CLICK HERE