29th Gardena Cymbidium Show on Feb. 20-21


GARDENA — The Gardena Cymbidium Club (GCC) hosts its 29th annual Cymbidium Orchid Show on Feb. 20-21 at the Ken Nakaoka Community Center, 1670 W. 162nd St., Gardena.

On Saturday, the plant sale is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; show hours are noon to 5 p.m. Sunday hours for show and plant sale are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will also be potting demonstrations at 1:30 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. Both days will feature an exhibition.

Admission and parking are free. The City of Gardena Recreation Department is co-sponsoring the show.

The GCC was formed in 1985 by a group of cymbidium enthusiasts, primarily Japanese Americans, to perpetuate the cultivation and presentation of cymbidium orchids. Cymbidium is one of the orchids that can be grown in backyards in the Southern California weather and there are many varieties of colors, shapes and styles.



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