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Orchids Other / Books

Orchids

This lush, lavishly photographed celebration of the world s 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 …

Growing Orchids in Your Garden Other / Books

Growing Orchids in Your Garden

Wherever you live in the world, you can grow orchids in your garden. From lady s slippers in boreal forests to dendrobiums hanging from tropical palms, orchids provide color and elegance unmatched by any other garden flower. Although it may sound too good to be true, many orchids are actually low-maintenance …

Understanding Orchids Other / Books

Understanding Orchids: An Uncomplicated Guide to Growing the World's Most Exotic Plants

Orchids are the largest family of plants in the world. With 30,000 known species, you could acquire a different orchid every day for eighty years and still not grow them all. Back in the realm of reality, readers of this beautiful book can quickly and easily find the orchids that are right for them -- …

Growing Hardy Orchids Other / Books

Growing Hardy Orchids

This is a book for adventurous gardeners with an appreciation for temperate orchid species and native wildflowers. A surprising number of terrestrial orchids are hardy, some able to withstand temperatures down to minus 50°F or minus 45.5°C. Though they have a reputation for being challenging to cultivate, …

Flora's Orchids Other / Books

Flora's Orchids

From the producers of the bestselling Flora (Timber Press, 2003) comes the definitive reference for orchid enthusiasts, with more than 1500 orchids described in detail. Genus entries give information on natural distribution, characteristics, and cultivation; species coverage includes a description and …

Fragrant Orchids Other / Books

Fragrant Orchids: A Guide to Selecting, Growing, and Enjoying

A Guide to Selecting, Growing, and Enjoying | Orchid lovers of all levels will delight in this unique approach to selecting new and exciting varieties of fragrant orchids. More than 100 different orchids are profiled here, with exquisite images of each, and salient details are included for another 355 …

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 …

Orchids to Know and Grow Other / Books

Orchids to Know and Grow

Orchids are easy to grow, but one doesn t grow orchids like a rose, a cactus, or an African violet; one grows an orchid like an orchid! This book debunks some of the hard-to-grow myths, gives cultural information, and does so in easy-to-understand language. --Robert J. Ferry, research associate, Marie …

Orchids for Dummies Other / Books

Orchids for Dummies

Packed with photos, including 8 pages in full color. Color your world with orchids. Orchids are beautiful, fragrant, wonderfully varied, and surprisingly affordable. But aren t they hard to grow at home? No! says orchid grower extraordinaire Steve Frowine. In this handy guide, he shows you step by step …

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 …

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 Grower s Companion explains in accessible detail the natural habitat of some …

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 …

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 Subtropical Garden Other / Books

The Subtropical Garden

A tempting selection of palms, bamboos, shrubs, foliage plants, perennials, orchids, and ferns suitable for gardeners in USDA zones 9 and 10---or adventurous souls in colder areas who want to garden on the edge---or for use in containers for overwintering indoors. …

Orchids Other / Books

Orchids

Ranging from A to Z, Botanica s pocket series presents more than 2,000 plant descriptions, each accompanied by brilliant color photographs. Every description includes tips on care and location, information on origins, planting and blooming times, forms of growth, frost hardiness and suggestions for beautiful …

Complete Guide to Native Orchids of Australia Other / Books

Complete Guide to Native Orchids of Australia: Including the Island Territories

In this spectacular and comprehensive book, orchid expert David Jones describes more than 1,300 species and subspecies of Australian native orchids. Almost every species is illustrated with a beautiful color photograph, and the detailed species descriptions include information about every part of the …

The New Encyclopedia of Orchids Other / Books

The New Encyclopedia of Orchids

1500 orchid species are profiled in this authoritative, detailed, and carefully researched encyclopedia. Infinitely varied and hugely interesting, these strikingly beautiful plants are sumptuously illustrated with over 1000 photographs in a reference that no orchid lover can afford to be without. …