The Orchid Review back issues

Revisit the 2013 highlights of The Orchid Review and explore the world of orchids with a look back at cultivation advice, scientific findings, orchid exploration, in-depth plant profiles, news, reviews, shows and awards celebrating the world’s most alluring flowers

March 2013

  • Cooler growing Phalaenopsis species – Jim Cootes and George Tiong look at three moth orchid species recommended for cultivation in temperate climates
  • Wild about orchids in Western Australia – on an orchid tour in Perth, Clare and Johan Hermans reveal 60 orchid species seen growing in the wild 
  • Orchids given an Award of Garden Merit – Liz Johnson examines why the RHS has included tropical and temperate orchids in the relaunched AGM

June 2013

  • The 11th Asia Pacific Orchid Conference – reporting on the highlights of the APOC, Amy Hinsley and Ian Chalmers reveal news of the first blue Phalaenopsis
  • Unusual slipper orchids on show – Jean Stowe and Rudolf Jenny profile the most interesting plants on display at the British Paphiopedilum Society Show
  • Chasing orchids in the Dragon Mountains – while in South Africa, Clare and Johan Hermans search for wild orchids in the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park

September 2013

  • The best of the RHS London Orchid Show – Sarah Forsyth and Rudolf Jenny share highlights of the show including, unusual orchids species on display
  • The pollination of two Bulbophyllum species – findings reveal how certain species of fruit fly pollinate in Malaysia as Ong Poh Teck learns
  • Robert Brown and Dendrobium aemulum – George Tiong and Jim Cootes look at Scottish botanist Robert Brown and his best-known orchid species

December 2013

  • Cypripedium for every garden – with the increased availability of hardy slipper orchids, Clare Hermans and Phillip Cribb share how to grow them
  • Orchid production, 21st-century style – Clare and Johan Hermans report on the RHS Orchid Committee’s study visit to the Netherlands
  • Turkish orchids – assessing the changes that are threatening orchid populations in Turkey, Susanne Masters highlights the gaps in our current knowledge

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