The Orchid Review back issues

Revisit the 2019 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 2019

  • British Orchid Show & Congress 2018 – this hugely successful event attracted orchid societies, nurseries and tradestands from Europe and the UK
  • Unusual orchids in the Writhlington greenhouse – Rudolf Jenny profiles five rarely-seen species from a stroll around the greenhouse at the BOS&C
  • Orchid artists and the RHS – the story of the artists whose botanical paintings became, and continue to be, vital references for the RHS Orchid Committee

June 2019

  • RHS London Orchid Show – Sarah Forsyth discovers the winning plants and displays at this successful event, which attracted more than 4,900 visitors
  • The Maly necklace orchid – recalling the discovery of Coelogyne kaliana in 1978, Phillip Cribb and Terry Want share advice on how best to cultivate this orchid
  • Paphiopedilum striatum refound – Roland Schettler recounts hunting for an elusive slipper orchid in New Guinea, and the differing opinions on its name

September 2019

  • Malvern International Orchid Show – Chris Barker reports on the excellent displays and trophy-winning orchids that helped create an impressive show
  • Spring in Andalucìa – on a visit to the Orchidarium in southern Spain, Claire and Johan Hermans got the chance to look for orchids in the wild
  • From plant to painting – Esmée Winkel describes the journey from selecting a plant to exhibiting the finished painting at the RHS Botanical Art Show 2018

December 2019

  • AGM Orchids for 2020 – Claire and Johan Hermans reveal the orchids assessed and awarded an RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM) for 2020
  • Dendrobium dianiae – revealing a new record for this species, Cheah Yin Horng and Ong Poh Teck discuss its colour variation and how best to grow it
  • Treasures of Tatamá – Rudolf Jenny and Sarah Forsyth recount the wealth of orchids to be found on an exploration of the Tatamá National Park

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