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Hardy Cypripedium

Species, Hybrids and Cultivation

Author: Werner Frosch, Phillip Cribb

With a name that references Aphrodite and colors that range from muted to majestic, it is easy to see why the Cypripedium, commonly known as the slipper orchid, is one of the most loved orchids. Now readers can learn what it takes to fully appreciate and care for this genus.

Hardy Cypripedium presents the fifty species and one hundred hybrids of the slipper orchid through more than three hundred photos. It also provides plant descriptions, ecology, distribution, and cultivation methods. Sections on history, morphology, and conservation round out the guide. Professional and amateur growers, as well as fans of orchids of all types, will find a wealth of useful information in this beautiful book.

300 color plates, 50 maps

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Specific Details

Hardcover: 156 pages
Title: Hardy Cypripedium
Author: Werner Frosch, Phillip Cribb
Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
Date: 2012
ISBN 10: 1842464647
ISBN 13: 9781842464649
Language: English
Weight: 2 lbs 9.8 ounces

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