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Orchids Other / Books

Orchids

This lush, lavishly photographed celebration of the worlds rarest orchids reveals how color, form, and botanical history make these flowers the most unique and sought-after around the globe. Embedded in the back of the book is a handy and information-packed pull-out guide to caring for your own orchids …

Pocket Guide to the Orchids of Britain and Ireland Other / Books

Pocket Guide to the Orchids of Britain and Ireland

The orchid family is one of the largest plant families in the world. It is at its most diverse in the tropics, where its exotic and colorful flowers are truly breathtaking. Britain and Ireland have just 56 species of wild orchids, some of which are rare or scarce, while others are surprisingly inconspicuous. …

Orchidelirium Other / Books

Orchidelirium

The Dutch had Tulip Mania in the 17th century. Victorian England had its own equivalent with orchidelirium, an obsessive passion for orchids that has carried into the present day. Orchids remain among the most beautiful, hotly debated, and passionately collected of all flowers. ORCHIDELIRIUM presents …

Phalaenopsis Orchids Care Other / Books

Phalaenopsis Orchids Care

Phalaenopsis Orchids Care: 30 Most Important Things To Remember When Growing Phalaenopsis Orchids (Orchids Care, Gardening Techniques This book will show you the secrets of growing Phalaenopsis orchids succesfuly. …

Tropical Slipper Orchids Other / Books

Tropical Slipper Orchids: Paphiopedilum & Phragmipedium Species & Hybrids

Paphiopedilum & Phragmipedium Species & Hybrids | Distinguished by a prominent pouchlike sac which resembles a ballroom slipper and often decorated with warts, hairs, or stripes, the flowers of slipper orchids may be ugly or pretty, depending on your point of view. In either case, they are captivating …

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Orchids Other / Books

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Orchids

Our best single book on orchids is a perennial bestseller and an outstanding value at the price. Edited by an eminent orchidist, it is aimed at a broad audience, from the flower lover with a casual interest in orchids to the committed enthusiast and professional. It fully describes and beautifully illustrates …

Angraecoid Orchids Other / Books

Angraecoid Orchids: Species from the African Region

Species from the African Region | These so-called jewels of Africa with their sparkling flowers, distinctive growth habit and floriferous nature are much prized and this account, the first to include the angraecoid orchids of both Africa and Madagascar, is long awaited. It brings together, in a single …

Wily Violets and Underground Orchids Other / Books

Wily Violets and Underground Orchids: Revelations of a Botanist

Revelations of a Botanist | In this book, Peter Bernhardt takes us on a grand tour of the botanical realm, weaving engaging descriptions of the lovely shapes and intriguing habits of flowering plants with considerations of broader questions, such as why there are only six basic shapes of flowers and …

Orchid Grower's Companion Other / Books

Orchid Grower's Companion: Cultivation, Propagation, and Varieties

Cultivation, Propagation, and Varieties | Growing orchids is a hobby more than two millennia old, and from the beginning these beautiful flowers have enjoyed a constant and unparalleled cult status among enthusiasts. Orchid Growers Companion explains in accessible detail the natural habitat of some 400 …

Orchids Other / Books

Orchids

This gorgeous box set is ideal for both the seasoned orchid lover and the amateur enthusiast. With two attractively presented volumes it offers practical information, history, and a wealth of fascinating orchid facts, and it is both a valuable resource and a beautiful object. The first volume of Orchids …

The Classic Cattleyas Other / Books

The Classic Cattleyas

In 1818, William Cattley succeeded in flowering one of the first species of the genus that would bear his name. These first cattleyas are the classic cattleyas, whose form defined the essence of tropical orchids for generations to come. Indeed, the color of their flowers became known as orchid. In this …

Tropical Plants for Home and Garden Other / Books

Tropical Plants for Home and Garden

A stunningly beautiful presentation of flowers and plants native to tropical regions of the world. —Phoenix Home & Garden With sections on flowering shrubs and annuals, foliage plants, ornamental trees, ornamental vines and creepers, palms, exotics, water plants, ground covers, ferns, and orchids, …

Tricyrtis 'Golden leopard' - Toad Lily Plants / Perennials

Tricyrtis 'Golden leopard' - Toad Lily

Tricyrtis Golden leopard Family: Liliaceae Origin: The species is native to Japan. Forming a nice patch over time, Toad Lily is prized for its ability to bloom in shade and for its exotic-looking flowers that resemble orchids. The large, glossy green leaves of Tricyrtis. Prefers part-shade to shade, …

The Dendrobiums Other / Books

The Dendrobiums

At long last, here is a complete and exhaustive account of the genus Dendrobium. Among the most prized and popularly cultivated orchids, dendrobiums delight gardeners and orchid lovers alike with the sheer beauty of their delicate flowers and slender form. Now, those interested in learning all there …

Cattleya Angel Love 'Pinky' - Cattleya Orchid Plant Plants / Perennials

Angel Love 'Pinky' Cattleya Orchid Plant

Angel Love Pinky HCC/AOS. Elegant clusters of mauve-pink with cream colored lip blushed with a darker mauve-pink. Flowers held high above the foliage on compact plants. Light fragrance. The plant is 4-6 tall and growing in a 4 pot. Cattleyas (cat-LAY-a) - Cattleyas have earned the reputation as the Queen …