The IPA . . . was formed in 1990 to promote the appreciation, cultivation
and conservation of
Phalaenopsis orchids. The IPA's mission is to:
Phalaenopsis Journal, a quarterly magazine featuring color
photography including articles on new lines of breeding,
cultural techniques and other subjects of interest to
Stage an annual symposium at
various locations around the world filled with workshops and
lectures from the foremost
Phalaenopsis growers and hybridizers.
Bring together growers worldwide
to share and to promote our passion for Phalaenopsis orchids.
Host PHALS Digest, an online
e-mail discussion forum for our members to communicate about
Phalaenopsis and orchid
Maintain a Business Directory of
Sponsor Phalaenopsis related
projects such as the revision of the genus, Phalaenopsis: A
Monograph by Dr. Eric A. Christenson.
Provide conservancy funds to
assist in the support the Phalaenopsis species collection at the
Atlanta Botanical Gardens.
This website is just a small part of the IPA, and in the upcoming
months and years we expect to expand it to meet the ever increasing
of our members. To find out more about the IPA, feel
free to contact any of the members of the Board, or one of the
through their links under IPA Officers and
Directors on contact link above and below.