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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 …

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 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 …

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, …

The Cattleyas and Their Relatives Other / Books

The Cattleyas and Their Relatives: The Debatable Epidendrums

The Debatable Epidendrums | In this supplement to his celebrated series of books on the Cattleya alliance of orchids, Carl Withner joins with Patricia Harding to explore the debatable epidendrums. Carl Linnaeus established the genus Epidendrum in 1753 to include the mostly epiphytic orchid plants being …

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 …