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Moth orchids : the complete guide to Phalaenopsis

Author: Steven A Frowine
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With their refined beauty and elegant flower form, moth orchids (members of the genus "Phalaenopsis" are the basic black of the orchid world. In fact, moth orchids are the most popular orchids in the world, accounting for a staggering 75 percent of all orchid plant sales. More than merely beautiful, they are also among the easiest orchids to grow, whether in greenhouses, on windowsills, or under artificial lights.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven A Frowine
ISBN: 9780881928709 0881928704
OCLC Number: 166391113
Description: 204 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Contents: The wonderful world of moth orchids --
Ch 1. What makes an orchid a phalaenopsis? --
Ch 2. species phalaenopsis --
Ch 3. Standard whites and pink base colors --
Ch 4. Standard yellows and oranges --
Ch 5. Reds and purples --
Ch 6. Harlequins --
Ch 7. Novelties, multifloras, and miniatures --
Ch 8. Culture --
Ch 9. Selecting and buying moth orchids.
Responsibility: Steven A. Frowine.
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Focuses on moth orchids and also provides a detailed look at classic hybrids and species. This book features 365 color photographs and includes advice on selecting and buying moth orchids. It offers  Read more...

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Easy-to-follow directions. ... This well-illustrated book features 365 photos and 204 pages of useful moth orchid information. -- Robert Haehle South Florida Sun-Sentinel 20081003 Recommended for Read more...

 
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