The Orchid Review

June 2013

In this issue there is news of the first blue Phalaenopsis in Amy Hinsley and Ian Chalmers' report on the highlights of the 11th Asia Pacific Orchid Conference, as well as the discovery of a new genus in China that has seed unlike any other known orchid. Meanwhile, Clare and Johan Hermans go searching for wild orchids in the Dragon Mountains of South Africa, and Jean Stowe and Rudolf Jenny look at unusual slipper orchids on show.

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Sarah Forsyth

Editor, The Orchid Review

Grow moth orchids

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