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Botanical Orchids How to Grow Them

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ISBN-10: 1870673255

ISBN-13: 9781870673259

Edition: 1998

Authors: Jack Kramer

List price: $39.50
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The names of those early orchid hunters are preserved today in the Latin names by which the orchids they discovered are still known. In the last two decades orchids have been subject to extensive hybridisation in the search for novelty and ever more fantastic colours and shapes; indeed thousands upon thousands of hybrids have appeared. Jack Kramer concentrates on the original botanical orchids as they appeared in nature and their habitats. These orchids had waned in popularity with the introduction of the new hybrids and were also at risk in many cases of extinction as their natural habitats were despoiled and ravaged by man. Fortunately, new cloning techniques have rescued such endangered…    
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Book details

List price: $39.50
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Antique Collectors' Club
Publication date: 5/1/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 220
Size: 8.91" wide x 11.50" long x 0.87" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

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.