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Since 1947

Carter and Holmes Orchids has been a world-wide leader in producing quality orchids, including our famous Cattleya hybrids and mericlones.

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Special Announcements

Holiday shipping season has arrived

Holiday shipping season has arrived and both USPS and FedEx are expected to be extremely busy.

 
We will continue to ship on our regular schedule as we are able, though certain packages may take an extra day or two to arrive. No worries because orchids can survive in boxes (without damage) for longer than you think!  We will continue to watch the weather for packages that might encounter extreme temperatures.  Please make sure to provide us with a working
email address to send Tracking information to. (You might need to check your spam folder for this information).

Be aware when purchasing holiday gift items that we ship orders with Budded or Ready to Bloom Orchids as weather allows by location. If plants have to be held due to extreme temperatures or other concerns, exact bloom stage may vary when plant arrives.

If you have questions regarding shipping specific plants or to a specific location, feel free to call the office.  800-873-7086

Thank you for your patience!

Holiday Gift Ideas

  • Gift Certificate (Pick Amount)
    Gift Certificate (Pick Amount)
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    $15.00
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    $15.00
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  • Maudiae Paphiopedilums in Bud 4" pots
    Maudiae Paphiopedilums in Bud 4
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    $29.95
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  • Oncidium Tsiku Marguerite *In Spike*
    Oncidium Tsiku Marguerite  *In Spike*
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    $18.95
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    $18.95
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Recently Added

  • Blc. Red Passion 'Mendenhall' x Lc. Chine 'Bouton D'or'
    Blc. Red Passion 'Mendenhall' x Lc. Chine 'Bouton D'or'
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  • Blc. Newberry Velvet Dreams 'Radiance' x Blc. John Peake 'Mendenhall'
    Blc. Newberry Velvet Dreams 'Radiance'  x Blc. John Peake 'Mendenhall'
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  • Potinara Paxton Brooks 'Orange Surprise' x Blc. Nina de Primavera 'TJ' AM/AOS
    Potinara Paxton Brooks 'Orange Surprise' x Blc. Nina de Primavera 'TJ' AM/AOS
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  • Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi var. chattalade '#1' x self
    Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi var. chattalade '#1' x self
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    $19.95
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  • Blc. Orglade's Charm 'Crystelle' AM/AOS x Blc. Miami Gold 'Mendenhall'
    Blc. Orglade's Charm 'Crystelle' AM/AOS x Blc. Miami Gold 'Mendenhall'
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More than just orchids

Have You Ever Heard of Something called an 'Ice Orchid'?

By now many orchid growers, beginners and experienced alike, have heard the theory about watering orchids with ice cubes.  In case you haven’t, it goes something like this.

“Water your Orchid with three ice cubes a week and it will be happy as can be!”

But Why Is This Wrong?

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Owen's Antiques, Collectibles and More

at 629 Mendenhall Road, Newberry, SC

Offering quality antiques and collectibles at fair prices to old and new friends who visit my shop in Newberry or online.  Rare and Antique Books, Glassware, Furniture and more.

Check out our selections including new auctions.

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Tropical and Indoor Plants

In addition to our orchids, we also love companion plants like begonias, gesneriads, ferns and more.  We propagate most ourselves from cuttings, spore or seed. 

Our collection includes decades old varieties not commonly seen, plus new and exciting plants. Varieties available may change seasonally but we always have something to choose from.

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Testimonials

"Loved the Open House all your staff are so helpful and it's not my first visit! Enjoyed my visit very much; good food friendly people and great plants!"

Jeanne O.

"SO impressed with their service, orchids and selection. When I ordered, everything was shipped quickly and safely. They have amazing prices for the size of the orchids, and you should definitely join the email list to check out all of their deals because they do them often and with great deals.

Taylor H.

"Great visit to you greenhouse yesterday! I appreciate the hospitality and reasonable prices! Look forward to coming back the next time we pass through!"

Chad W.

"I've loved, and bought, plants from them for years--never been disappointed!"

Sue P.

"Bar none the best orchid house I have ever dealt with, and I've worked with dozens! I don't know if they still do the community lunches, but I have great memories of talking orchids and eating amazing home cooked meals there. We always felt like family."

Scott E.

"Love this orchid house! Such a knowledgeable family business; plants guaranteed to not have disease, and if you ever have a problem with one, they are happy to take a look and give some advice. Amazingly kind."

Samantha H.

"I just wanted to thank you for the really beautiful plants you filled my order with. Even though I had to wait for the order for several weeks due to severe heat, it was worth the wait. They all arrived in good shape and were much larger plants then I expected. I know you usually get e-mails from disgruntled customers or shipping issues. I just wanted to say GOOD JOB !! and Thanks for my new additions."

Debbie H.

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Carter and Holmes Orchids

629 Mendenhall Road

Newberry, SC 29108

Mon - Sat, 9am - 5pm
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