100 Orchids for Florida

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Pineapple Press Inc, 2006 - Gardening - 118 pages
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Here are 100 beautiful orchids that you can grow in Florida.

These orchids were chosen for their beauty, ease of cultivation, and suitability to Florida's climate. Whether you are an old hand at growing orchids or are a beginner anxious to try it, you will find help here choosing the plants that will work for you, as well as help on how best to make them prosper.

First you will learn about the structure of orchids; how they are named; and how to pot, water, feed, ventilate, and protect them from weather and insects. You will find you can grow them inside and outside in Florida, and some even in the ground as part of the landscape. Then you will be introduced to 100 fabulous orchids that are well-suited to Florida. You'll find answers to commonly asked questions, lists of suppliers, and a handy reference chart to plant size, flower color, bloom size, bloom time, and exposure.

 

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Contents

Cloning
29
Ascocentrum
38
Dendrobium
50
More about Orchids
86
Photo Credits 112
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About the author (2006)

Gardener and writer Jack Kramer has written more than 100 books. His works range from 300 Extraordinary Plants for Home and Garden to Women of Flowers: A Tribute to Victorian Women Aritsts.

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