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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. Email address is and our phone number is 805 967 1312.

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 rather than use the shopping cart service. Shipping will then be factored individually for your order rather than estimated.  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. email: CALORCHID@COX.NET
HAWAII & PUERTO RICO ORDERS: An import permit is required. A Phytosanitary Certificate will need to accompany your plants, and cost $35 regardless of whether you order 1 plant for 200 so make it worthwhile. Maybe throw in with some friends!



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 Do not rely on what other websites post for our hours.
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 or call us at 805 967 1312.


Current Special

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32nd Annual
Summer Hummer
JUly 12-14, 2019
Special Hours 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

 This is our famous Summer Open House sale.
It is a special chance to both shop for premier
orchids and have a really special day of festivities.
We will be featuring many special plant offering as
well as offering an opportunity to buy from our
great invited guests who do not often sell in the
United States. We will ship for our vendors and bill
separately for shipping. Please contact the vendors
directly for individual purchases.

Summer Hummer plant Lists:

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Afri Orchids
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Tokyo Orchid Nursery
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  Cal-Orchid is proud to present
the Annual
Fukiran Show & judging
JULY 13 - 2019 10:00 Am—3:00 PM

This is a very special event, held in conjunction
with our Open House, featuring the very special
antique varieties of Neofinetia falcata from Japan.
Come and enjoy the wonderful visual presentation
of the great plant grown in the original style.
There will be lectures about the different varieties
and types, culture, and the method of judging.
Lectures begin at 11:00 AM and the judging will
begin at 2:00 PM.To learn more click on
the Fukiran Society website and please come
enjoy a really fascinating group of orchids

Fukiran Society
Of America