The Best Orchids for Indoor

With their fabulous flowers in brilliant colors and bizarre shapes, tropical orchids are the showstoppers of the indoor-gardening world. Some orchids grow several feet tall and wide and bear stunning flowers the size of dinner plates. Others are teacup-size plants that vanish under a frothy display of intricate flowers for several months a year. In between are hundreds of sensational plants that make perfect houseplants. In this book, written in cooperation with the American Orchid Society, you will discover a remarkable selection of gorgeous tropical orchids that will thrive in your home.

  • Orchids and How They Grow, by David Horak
  • Orchids and Their Pollinators, by David Horak
  • The Classification and Naming of Orchids, by Phillip Cribb
  • Gardener's Guide to Orchid Conservation
  • The Best Way to Obtain Orchids, by Charles Marden Fitch
  • Encyclopedia of Orchids for Indoors
    • Angraecoids, by Charles Marden Fitch
    • Cattleya Alliance, by Ned Nash
    • Cymbidiums, by Wayne Ferrell
    • Dendrobiums, by Thomas W. Purviance and John F. Salventi
    • Oncidium Alliance, by Charles Marden Fitch
    • Phalaenopsis, by Carlos Fighetti
    • Pleurothallid Alliance, by Cordelia Head and Marguerite Webb
    • Tropical Slipper Orchids, by Glen Decker
    • Vanda Alliance, by David L. Grove
    • Adaptable Miniatures, by H. Phillips Jesup
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  • Nursery Sources
  • Contributors
  • Index

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