Cymbidium Show this weekend to celebrate its 29th anniversary

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The Gardena Cymbidium Club (GCC) will host its 29th annual Cymbidium Orchid Show Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 20-21 at the Ken Nakaoka Community Center, 1670 W. 162nd St., Gardena.

Saturday’s show will  begin at 10 a.m. with a plant sale and conclude at 5 p.m. Show hours are from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday hours for the show and plant sale are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will also be potting demonstrations at 1:30 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.

Both days will feature an exhibition.

The Gardena Cymbidium Club (GCC) will host its 29th annual Cymbidium Orchid Show Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 20-21 at the Ken Nakaoka Community Center, 1670 W. 162nd St., Gardena.

Saturday’s show will  begin at 10 a.m. with a plant sale and conclude at 5 p.m. Show hours are from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday hours for the show and plant sale are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will also be potting demonstrations at 1:30 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.

Both days will feature an exhibition.

Admission and parking are free. The City of Gardena Recreation Department is co-sponsoring the show.

The GCC was formed in 1985 by a group of cymbidium enthusiasts, primarily Japanese Americans, to perpetuate the cultivation and presentation of cymbidium orchids. Cymbidium is one of the orchids that can be grown in backyards in the Southern California weather and there are many varieties of colors, shapes and styles.