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Simon & Schuster's Guide to Orchids (Nature Guide)
Simon Schuster's Guide to Orchids - Nature Guide Author:Alberto Fanfani Brimming with intriguing and practical details and illustrated with 250 beautiful color photos, Simon & Schuster's Guide to Orchids provides everything the enthusiast needs to know about this most colorful and elegant blossom. — An informative introduction gives such useful information as morphology of the flower, ecology, classifi... more »cation, and cultivation. The individual entries that follow describe over 160 cultivated species and offer visual symbols for the temperature and light necessary for optimum growth, as well as whether a particular species has a scent. Simon & Schuster's Guide to Orchids is a spectacular and authoritative reference to this exotic and fascinating flower.« less
This is a handy little book if you need a quick source of basic cultural information about a particular orchid. The book contains 250 color photos over 160 types of orchid species and hybrids. This makes it a valuable aid in identifying those mystery orchids that we all seem to come across.