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Welcome To Santa Barbara Orchid Estate

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We are a specialty retail nursery featuring orchids for outdoor growing and landscaping in coastal California. Every month brings different types and colors of orchids into bloom. Established in 1957. Click here for hours and directions.

Orchid Of The Day

Tuesday, Aug 09, 2022
Cattleya Mosaic Mischief
Cattleya Mosaic Mischief
Orchid Of The Day
Every day of the year, we feature a special limited plant. Plants are featured when they are in spike or flower, so order the most current for the best blooms, and before they sell out!

Orchid Search:
Aug 09-2022
Cattleya Mosaic Mischief
Aug 07-2022
Brassolaeliocattleya Bold Ruler 'Summer Magic'
Jul 23-2022
Book: Wild Orchids of California
Jul 20-2022
Cattleya Elsie Hetherington 'Pretty in Pink'
Jul 19-2022
Cattleya fidelensis
Jul 08-2022
Book: The Book of Orchids
Jul 07-2022
Book: Discovering New World Orchids Book
News

JULY at Santa Barbara Orchid Estate

Two-weekend SBOE Mini Summer Open House!

July 8-10, 2022 & July 15-17, 2022
Fridays 8am-4pm, Saturdays 8am-4pm, Sundays 9am-3pm

-Cattleya Alliance seedlings in bloom and spike
-Specimens in bloom and spike
-Cutely quirky Brassocattleya seedlings in bloom and spike
-Limited $7.50 specials
-Renanthera hybrids in bloom
-Botanicals in bloom and spike
-Early Laelia anceps in spike
-Maybe a few purpuratas, tenebrosas, or their hybrids in bloom

*Masks required indoors and outdoors*
The Brazilian Laelias and Encyclias bloomed early this year, so if those are your favorites, we suggest you visit the weekend of July 8-10, rather than July 15-17.

The safety of our customers and staff is of the utmost importance to us.  Masks are required at all times while on the nursery grounds (indoors and outdoors). Please maintain a distance of 6 feet between your party and your fellow orchid lovers and the SBOE staff.  Please do not visit if you have been in close contact with anyone who has recently tested positive for COVID or if you have COVID-like symptoms.  Some parts of our nursery will be closed during this limited opening.

Remainder of July open days: 
(please confirm by phone or on website, especially before travelling a large distance)

Friday 07/22/2022:  The orchid-buying public is welcome to shop at SBOE anytime between 10 am and 2 pm.  Masks required outdoors and indoors.  Please keep at least 6 feet away from SBOE staff and those from other parties.  

Saturday 07/23/2022:   The orchid-buying public is welcome to shop at SBOE anytime between 9 am and 3:30 pm.  Masks required outdoors and indoors.  Please keep at least 6 feet away from SBOE staff and those from other parties.

Friday 07/29/2022:  The orchid-buying public is welcome to shop at SBOE anytime between 10 am and 2 pm.  Masks required outdoors and indoors.     Please keep at least 6 feet away from SBOE staff and those from other parties.  

Saturday 07/30/2022:   The orchid-buying public is welcome to shop at SBOE anytime between 9 am and 3:30 pm.  Masks required outdoors and indoors.  Please keep at least 6 feet away from SBOE staff and those from other parties. 

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We try to answer the phone 8 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Saturday. If we don’t answer, please call later or e-mail us.  Plants may be ordered for pick-up outside the nursery gates if arranged 2-3 days in advance of pick-up date. Please phone or email if you have any questions.

Fall Open House
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SBOE@SBORCHID.COM ~ (800) 553-3387
1250 Orchid Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93111 ~ (805) 967-1284 ~ FAX: (805) 683-3405

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All images and text herein these pages are copyright protected. Personal use of them and links to our page are permitted, but none should be reproduced in other websites or in any other forms of publication without our permission.

NOTE ON PICTURES:
Although we try to represent the flower color as accurately as possible, due the inconsistant nature of computer monitors, and the various difficulties of digital photography, the colors represented on our website are not always exact. Please consider these pictures approximations, and give us a call if you would like a verbal description of the flower.

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Spring Open house
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Summer Open House
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