Noozhawk | Paul Gripp Named Honoree at SB Orchid Show

The mind of Paul Gripp is part botanical catalog, part horticultural instruction manual and part orchid-hunting adventure archive.

Gripp, a spry Santa Barbara octogenarian and living legend in the orchid world, will be honored at the 2016 Santa Barbara International Orchid Show for his myriad contributions to the orchid industry.

Longtime former owner of the Santa Barbara Orchid Estate, Gripp has spent a lifetime under the spell of orchids. Over 60 years dedicated to discovering and growing orchids as well as teaching others all about the fascinating flowers have earned Gripp the titles author, expert and authority on all things orchids.….

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