President and

Web Master:

Nile Dusdieker

(319) 626 2236



Mike Hampton

(319) 377-0106



Cathy Wilcox

(319) 354-5879


AOS Representative:

Laynez Ackermann

(319) 656-2063 


Mid-America Representative:

Nile Dusdieker

(319) 626-2236


Newsletter Editor:

Mike Hampton

(319) 377-0106



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Eastern Iowa Orchid Society

A small group of people with a big love of growing orchids.

“Cinco de Mayo” Orchid Repotting Picnic 5/5/19 2:30—5PM

At Nile & Lois Dusdieker House; 1968 Elm Ridge Rd NE, North Liberty, Iowa 319 6262236   All are welcome!

The Eastern Iowa Orchid Society (formerly the Iowa City Orchid Society) is as our logo states “A small group of people with a big love of growing orchids”. Members come from all around eastern Iowa. We meet the first Thursday of the month September through December and February through June at the Shueyville United Methodist Church, Shueyville, Iowa. This is half way between Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, The church is located 1 mile EAST of Exit 10 (Swisher-Shueyville) of interstate 380. Our meetings begin with a social time at 6:30 pm; followed by the official meeting and an educational program at 7:00 pm. Meetings are free and open to anyone interested in orchids! Our club displays orchids at regional orchid shows and participates in American Orchid Society orchid judging. Meeting programs include beginning orchid growing, discussion about various types of orchids and  orchid conservation, plus an auction and holiday party just for fun. Enjoy our website, read our newsletters, attend our Fall Orchid Show 2019 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and come join us at our next meeting.

Eastern Iowa Orchid Show Oct. 27-28th, 2018

“Orchids Are A Scream” was a big success!

Review the show in our Dec. Newsletter

Angraecum eburneum

Exhibited by Laynez Ackermann at the Orchid Growers Guild Show in Madison, Wisconsin, Feb. 2—3, 2019. This was a feature plant in Eastern Iowa Orchid Society display and a 1st Place Blue Ribbon winner.