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“Fantastic rows and rows and rows of orchids!”

Santa Barbara Orchid Estate
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I had met Wayne, one of the owners, and his father at an orchid show in Pasadena over a year ago. He recognized me (for real - he remembered what I do for a living) and was very helpful on this visit. Although they supply wholesale orchids countrywide, Wayne took a lot of time to show me and my wife around and to give us some suggestions of plants we might try to start getting into orchids. We will be back!

Thank Nick32215
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

Unfortunately, we visited the estate when barely anything was in bloom. However, the orchids we did see were really incredible. We expected the entire estate, though, to be better cared for. It seems disorganized and downtrodden. If someone spiffed-up the place a bit, I think they could charge an admission fee and garner a lot of positive attention as a very worthwhile attraction.

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

If you are an orchid lover, then this is definitely a place to see once in your life. Absolutely beautiful specimens of orchids and such fascinating species of them as well!

Thank Lucky7Traveler
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is the second visit; and well worth it if you are an orchid fan. The people let you walk through the green houses on your own. You can purchase orchids and have them shipped. The person at the site was very well versed in orchids. A fun, simple time.

Thank MicheleC106
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

Only over 1,00 different species of orchids. Pretty amazing for a Missouri native. This is a nursery with very helpful workers everywhere you turn.

Thank JTRSpringfield_MO
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