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Join GCOA on THURSDAY, September 19th for the presentation “An honest talk on orchid growing products:
How to use them, and grower tips for best success!” by Carlos Cahiz. Carlos will also be bringing orchids
and orchid supplies to purchase!


Join GCOA on WEDNESDAY, August 14th for a Potting Party! As a Kick-Off to our upcoming hands-on Educational Outreach Events, Members and Guests will learn different ways to pot and re-pot orchids, mix up a batch of first-class potting mix at each table, and pot up a brand new plant to take home! 


THE GULF COAST ORCHID ALLIANCE is a 501©(3) non-profit organization in Southwest Florida with a unique and fresh approach – a desire to reach out to the community and share knowledge so that everyone can enjoy learning about orchids.

OUR MISSION says it all:

To promote interest in orchids by providing educational opportunities to learn about orchid culture in an enthusiastic, enjoyable, supportive and inclusive environment where beginners to advanced hobbyists can exchange orchid information and ideas.  The Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance reaches out to the community, inspiring others to learn about orchids and orchid conservation.


We are a group of Orchid lovers. For Orchid lovers. By Orchid lovers. Open to Orchid lovers.

If you love Orchids and are looking for a place to learn more about them and gather with other Orchid lovers then Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance is for you.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Diamond Sponsor – $2,000

Tom & Louise Coffey

Platinum Sponsor – $1,000

George & Kathy Bishop

Gold Sponsor – $500

Gold Sponsor – $500