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 enticing varieties. Profiles include cultivation information and detailed notes on each fragrance, which can range from elegant and sophisticated to downright pungent, from fruity and spicy to medicinal, from light and fresh to heavy and intoxicating. With some 20,000 fragrant orchids available today, orchid enthusiasts will appreciate this first-ever guide to choosing, growing, and showcasing orchids with the right look and most enjoyable scents, including cinnamon, chocolate, lemon, and vanilla.
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Only one experience is more breathtaking than seeing a gorgeous orchid in bloom and that is smelling a fragrant gorgeous orchid in bloom! In this first popular book on the subject, the author profiles 110 fragrant orchids including cultivation information and detailed notes on the plant's fragrance and intensity. 125 stunning color photos.About the Author:
Steven A. Frowine is a professional horticulturalist, a consultant to the green industry, and an active garden writer and speaker. He has tended orchids at the National Tropical Botanical Garden in Hawaii and at the Missouri Botanical Garden, where he managed one of the largest orchid collections in the United States—over 10,000 plants. He is the author of Fragrant Orchids and Miniature Orchids.
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Book Description 2005. Cloth. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. NEW. Well illustrated, 8vo, pp 200, a good copy in dustwrapper. [Profiles of 110 orchids selected for their scent, mainly within the alliances of Cattleya, Dendrobium, Oncidium, Vanda and Phalaenopsis , but including a few others suh as Coelogune, Lycaste, maxillaria etc.]. Bookseller Inventory # 002819
Book Description Timber Press, Incorporated, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110881927392
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