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For many years, Carter and Holmes Orchids has been the premier source for orchids of every variety. We invite you to search our on line catalog for your orchid and supply needs and to visit our extensive orchid care section.

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Fall 2014 Catalog Ready for Download

Our Fall 2014 Catalog is the latest version from Carter and Holmes, and lists the currently available selections of orchids, houseplants, supplies and more.

Take advantage of this digital version and get your order in while supplies last!

Page through this digital version just like you would the traditional paper catalog.

Every page includes healthy virus free plants!

Most items are linked to our website shopping cart, so just click the description or associated photo to view it online and place your order.

You can order with confidence because we have been selling quality plants since 1947, and because we guarantee safe delivery and your satisfaction.

Download our Fall 2014 Catalog.


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Let us watch the weather for you! -- Tuesday, October 21 2014

We check the weather en route every morning before shipping plant orders, and we guarantee safe delivery to any address where someone will be available to accept delivery.


We can safely ship orchids in bud and bloom through temperatures of 32 degrees and above, and we can ship orchids not coming into bloom soon through colder temperatures using heat packs.





Did You Know...? -- Friday, September 26 2014
Did you know that if you scroll to very bottom of the Carter & Holmes Orchids homepage you can choose between a white or black (default) background while shopping? We realize that not everyone can easily see our photos and descriptions against a black background. You can choose whichever works best for you!



Summer 2014 Catalog Ready to Download! -- Monday, April 28 2014
We still have many items available from our recent Summer 2014 catalog. Page through this digital version just like you would the traditional paper catalog.

Every page includes healthy virus free plants!

Most items are linked to our website shopping cart, so just click the description or associated photo to view it online and place your order.

You can order with confidence because we have been selling quality plants since 1947, and because we guarantee safe delivery and your satisfaction.

Download our Summer 2014 Catalog




About Us

Bill Carter and Owen Holmes began selling orchids as cut flowers in the years following World War II when corsage flowers were in great demand for Valentine's Day, Easter, and Mother's Day. As lifestyles became less formal in the 1960's and the demand for cut flowers decreased, we began producing orchids for home growing.

We started hybridizing orchids in the 1950's and developed our own modern laboratory for seed and tissue culture in the 1970's. Our hybridizing program has resulted in worldwide recognition for Carter & Holmes as a source for outstanding orchids - in particular, art-shade cattleyas. Today, we ship orchid plants of many genera to hobbyists and commercial growers throughout the United States and to many countries around the world.

If you have received an award on one of our plants, please let us know about it.

We welcome visitors to our 18 greenhouses Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you cannot visit us in person, we hope you will telephone, write or e-mail your questions about our orchids, pricing or other matters.

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9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed on Sunday

Carter & Holmes Orchids
PO Box 668
629 Mendenhall Rd.
Newberry, SC 29108
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(803) 276-0579
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Newberry, SC 29108

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