The Orchid Review

The Orchid Review is the oldest and most influential orchid magazine in the world and essential reading for orchid lovers

You can now subscribe to The Orchid Review online.

The Orchid Review is more than 100 years old and became the orchid journal of the Royal Horticultural Society in 1993. It is published quarterly and is the European Orchid Council's official journal.

Keeping in touch with you

With global delivery challenges due to Covid-19 highly likely to continue over the coming months, we may need to contact you when unforeseen circumstances arise. Please help us keep you informed by updating your email contact details. RHS members can do this by logging onto your My RHS account.

Alternatively, and for non-RHS members, email or telephone +44 20 3176 5810 with your subscription details.

Each volume includes…

  • Cultural advice and problem solving
  • Full details on all RHS orchid awards
  • In-depth studies of species and genera
  • Features on hardy orchids
  • Descriptions of new species and hybrids
  • Articles on orchid history and taxonomy
  • Orchids in the wild and conservation projects
  • Orchid art and exhibitions
  • The latest orchid news, events and book reviews
  • Optional quarterly Orchid Hybrid List detailing all hybrid names registered in the past three months

Special offer on back issues

Issues of The Orchid Review dating from 2001 to 2009 are now available at the reduced price of £4 each (UK p&p free) on a first-come, first-served basis.

View content details of all back issues from between 2001 and 2009 (130kB pdf)

Please email or telephone your list of requirements, postal address and preferred method of payment (card or cheque) to, telephone: 01733 294664 and you will be informed of availability, cost and postage if required.

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Subscription choice

Without the Orchid Hybrid List
UK: £29. Overseas: £37

With the Orchid Hybrid List
UK: £34. Overseas: £44

You can subscribe or renew your subscription online or by calling 020 3176 5810 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm UK time, excluding Bank Holidays). From overseas please call +44 203 176 5810.

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