Flora's Orchids


Introduced by: Steve Johnson
ISBN: 978-1-875093-57-1
EXTENT: 368 pages
FORMAT: 300 mm X 230 mm
Hardcover with dust jacket. More than 1 400 colour photographs

Only South African Selling Rights

Flora's Orchids is a comprehensive guide to the world's orchids. Descriptions include information on the type of plant, temperature requirements, ideal aspect, average height and spread, flowering season, and any special characteristics or needs. The introduction deals with the history and taxonomy of orchids, cultivation and propagation techniques, pests and diseases, and conserving orchids in the wild.

At the back of the book is a handy reference table that shows climate and cultivation information for each species in the book at a glance. More than 1 400 colour photographs and text written by the world's top orchid experts make this a 'must have' for both orchid enthusiasts and those new to collecting these delightful plants.

Special features
  • Detailed descriptions of over 1 500 orchid species and hybrids, listed alphabetically according to genus
  • Each entry in the book features symbols that provide at-a-glance information about the species
  • A fascinating overview of the history and taxonomy of orchids
  • Information on how to cultivate and propagate orchids and deal with pests and diseases
  • More than 1 400 stunning colour photographs of the world's most popular orchids, as well as rarely seen species and plants growing in the wild
  • Handy reference table with information on climate and cultivation requirements for each species described in the main body of the book

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