DCOS Annual Auction


The DCOS annual orchid auction is unrivaled in its depth and breadth. It's a once a year opportunity to get access to plant material from all over the world, and there are always amazing buying opportunities.  The orchid growers supporting our auction provide world class plant material and we have plants provided by our own members as well, many of whom are accomplished growers in their own right with numerous floral and cultural awards recognizing their plants and growing skills.  Auctions are a great way to acquire specimen size plants that might otherwise take years for the hobbyist to grow. Join us and see these amazing plants; some you just won't see anywhere else.  Whether it's a rare specimen, or a hot deal on an easy to grow, blooming beauty, there is truly something for everyone. 

Saturday, September 23rd – Registration and plant preview 11:30am, bidding starts at 12noon. The auction runs from 12-4pm*. 

*Late walk-ins are welcome and early check outs are no problem. 

Join us at the Middletown Public Library - 55 New Monmouth Rd., Middletown, NJ 07748


This year is shaping up to be one of our best auctions in a very long time. We have a great location this year at the Middletown Public Library Community room. There is plenty of free parking, and it’s just 1.3 miles from the Middletown Train Station for those coming by public transportation. (That’s just a 5-minute Uber ride.)

The plant list is now published (keep scrolling). We sourced plants from the finest orchid nurseries in the world! We also have some amazing divisions and specimens donated from the top growers in our club. You really don’t want to miss this one! There are a limited number of remote bidding slots available if you can’t make it in person. Contact for more information. Shipping costs for remote bidders will apply if applicable. 

Register early for a $5 credit toward your auction plants. (Early registration cut off 9/21).

Plant Slides


DCOS 2023 Auction Slides 09232023 FINAL.pdf

Printable Plant Lists
(Changes from prior list in yellow, mostly taxonomy updates)

DCOS Auction plant list 09232023 Final.pdf

Printable plant list

Default (bidding order)

DCOS Auction plant list 09232023 alphabetical order.pdf

Plant list (A -Z)

Plants sorted alphabetically

DCOS Auction plant list 09232023 sorted by provider.pdf

Plant list by Provider

Plants sorted by vendor/donor