The Orchid Review back issues

Revisit the 2018 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 2018

  • The 22nd World Orchid Conference and Show – highlights from the show including the best exhibits in a full report from the WOC in Ecuador
  • New Pleione hybrids from China – Wei Zhang and Julian Shaw reveal the first new hybrids to be registered from a Pleione breeding programme
  • Orchid fleck virus – recounting the devastating effects this mite-transmitted disease can have, Pascal Sauvêtre details how best to combat it

June 2018

  • The sphinx moth, the baobab and the orchid – Pascal Sauvêtre considers the relationship between Angraecum longicalcar and its pollinator
  • Bulbophyllum auricomum – home to some of Asia’s most showy orchids, Dino Zelenika examines the cultural importance of this species in Myanmar
  • RHS London Orchid Show – James Armitage discusses some of the delights to be found by orchid enthusiasts on a grey spring day in London

September 2018

  • Dendrobium keithii and Sir Arthur Keith – profiling this small-flowered, Asian species, Rudolf Jenny looks at the life of the Scotsman who collected it
  • Jumbo Orchids and Taiwan Orchid Show – Clare and Johan Hermans explore a family-run Taiwanese nursery, then visit an International Orchid Show
  • Japanese woodblock prints exhibited – ahead of a major exhibition, Stephen Kirby tells the story of a celebrated collection of Japanese woodblock prints

December 2018

  • Orchid artists and the RHS – Clare and Johan Hermans begin a series recalling a time of incredible orchid discoveries and equally amazing artists
  • Floricultura: a growing business – looking at the 85-year history of this forward-thinking company, Rob Böck and Gab van Winkel review its development
  • Cypripedium calceolus reintroduced to the wild – Phillip Cribb explains how conservation and horticulture are working in harmony in Switzerland

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