Introduced by: Steve Johnson
Orchids form the largest plant family in the world and specimens are found on every continent, except Antarctica. Flora has compiled this comprehensive volume, giving you descriptions of the basic flower, taxonomy and classification and a fascinating history of orchid cultivation and uses. It contains specimens and is illustrated with more than 1300 magnificent colour photographs to aid identification. There are comprehensive growing instructions for all the orchids, as well as a useful cultivation table at the back of the book, giving you plant details at a glance. If you love orchids or wish to grow them as a new hobby, this informative encyclopedia belongs on your bookshelf.