The Orchid Review back issues

Revisit the 2020 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 2020

  • Bulbophyllum punctulum – Rudolf Jenny describes and illustrates a new, easy-to-grow species, found among plants imported from the Philippines
  • Chasing blooms – relaying his excitement at finding elusive orchids in flower in Peninsular Malaysia, Ong Poh Teck shares these species captured on camera
  • Frederick Sander – Matthew Biggs describes the determined rise and amazing achievements of the man who became known as the Orchid King

June 2020

  • Playing with orchids – taking a look back over his experiences hybridizing orchids, Leon Glicenstein selects some of his favourites
  • Conserving Colombian riches – Philip Seaton marvels at the spectacular scenery and orchids he encountered on his South American travels
  • A tour of Wisley’s hardy orchids – as custodian, James Miller introduces a collection of hardy orchids set to be displayed at RHS Garden Wisley

September 2020

  • A passion to project – Beth Otway explains what has motivated her to create a National Plant Collection of miniature Aerangis and Angraecum
  • Cymbidiums in Chinese culture – assessing their symbolic meanings, Susanne Masters looks at the importance of orchids to the Chinese way of life
  • Fly pollination of an orchid species – Tshering Nidup and Karma Wangchuck pass on their observations of a novel interaction with a fly

December 2020

  • Showy temperate orchids – making the most of lockdown, Leon Glicenstein takes us trekking on the trail of some orchids to cherish in the wild
  • Remembering forgotten beauty – Martin Motes reflects on a lifelong passion and the breeding behind his most striking creations
  • Like a moth to a flame – introducing some favourite miniature Phalaenopsis, Beth Otway explains the draw of these beautiful little plants

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