Fragrant Orchids by Steven A. Frowine
A Guide to Selecting, Growing, and Enjoying

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Orchid lovers of all levels will delight in this unique approach to selecting new and exciting varieties of fragrant orchids. More than 100 different orchids are profiled here, with exquisite images of each, and salient details are included for another 355 enticing varieties. Profiles include cultivation information and detailed notes on each fragrance, which can range from elegant and sophisticated to downright pungent, from fruity and spicy to medicinal, from light and fresh to heavy and intoxicating. With some 20,000 fragrant orchids available today, orchid enthusiasts will appreciate this first-ever guide to choosing, growing, and showcasing orchids with the right look and most enjoyable scents, including cinnamon, chocolate, lemon, and vanilla.

About Steven A. Frowine

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Steven A. Frowine is a professional horticulturalist, a consultant to the green industry, and an active garden writer and speaker. He has tended orchids at the National Tropical Botanical Garden in Hawaii and at the Missouri Botanical Garden, where he managed one of the largest orchid collections in the United Statesover 10,000 plants. A passionate grower of orchids for almost 40 years, Steven's basement is filled with propagation tanks and stands of plants under grow lights. He is president of his own horticultural consulting company, The Great Plant Company, and vice-president of the Connecticut Orchid Society. Steven has written for several publications including Fine Gardening, American Nurseryman, Nursery Business, and National Gardening. Steven is a much sought-after speaker and has given lectures at Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Chicago Botanical Garden. He is the author of "Fragrant Orchids" and "Miniature Orchids".
Published September 7, 2005 by Timber Press. 200 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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