This book shows that the cultivation, care and propagation of orchids is neither difficult nor expensive and, by taking a selection of them, shows the vast variety in form and colour there is to be found.
The book is divided into three sections.
Part 1 outlines the characteristics of orchids and gives practical and explicit advice on their culture and care.
Part II comprises a selectrion of them and shows varieties from many countries of the world.
Part III, the Appendices, includes a comprehensive chart of the family Orchidaceae, three lists of intergeneric hybrids and a glossary.
Practical advice and guidance, together with botanical information ensure that this book will be of great interest to all orchid growers.