Plant Societies

Florida Native Plant Society, Coccoloba Chapter

We Preserve the Preservation, Conservation, and Restoration of the Native Plants and Native Plant Communities of Florida by providing scientifically sound information on native plants, their habitats, the wildlife that depends on them, and their management and culture.

Meeting Times: 3rd Thursday Monthly at 6:30 pm
Meeting Location: Holton Eco-preserve at Unitarian Universalist Church
13411 Shire Lane,
Fort Myers, FL 33912
Contact Address: FNPS/Coccoloba Chapter
PO Box 61432
Fort Myers, FL 33907
Phone Number: 239 247-1566
Projects/Donations: Native plantings at Garden Council Headquarters, volunteer plantings at several Lee County libraries
Annual Dues:


Members (approx): 102
Southwest Florida Orchid Society

Southwest Florida Orchid Society was founded November 1953. The goals of The Society are educational, and it’s purpose is to encourage deep and continuing interest in Orchid culture in it’s members and in the community at large.

We are a 501(C3)non-profit organization and an Affiliated Society of the American Orchid Society.

Meeting Times: 2nd Tuesday 7:30 pm meeting
(except: APR, NOV, DEC)
Meeting Location: Faith United Methodist Church
15690 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers 33908
Contact Address: John Hampton
431 SW 38th Terrace
Cape Coral, FL 33914-5857
Phone Number: 860 343-3704
Projects/Donations: Donations: The Society accepts Orchid plants and supplies for the Annual Auction. Please contact the President to coordinate.
Annual Dues:


Special Events: Annual Orchid Fundraiser Auction – 2nd Tues November
Tamiami Orchid Festival Bus Trip in January $25/member
$30/non-member. Entrance fee to festival included.
Redland Orchid Festival Bus Trip in May $25/member
$30/non-member. Entrance fee to festival included.
Holiday Luncheon-December
April meeting is a picnic
Members (approx): 100