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.

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


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.

2nd Tuesday 7:30 pm meeting
(Jan, Feb, May, June, July, Aug, Sept, Oct)
Faith United Methodist
15690 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers 33908
John Hampton
431 SW 38th Terrace
Cape Coral, FL 33914-5857
860 343-3704
Donations: The Society accepts Orchid plants and supplies for the Annual Auction. Please contact the President to coordinate.


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