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BEGINNERS: Best Plants for South Florida

Orchid Doctor

by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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In South Florida the first choices would be vandas, cattleyas, ascocendas and dendrobiums (evergreen or cane types) and secondly would be oncidiums (particularly equitants) and phalaenopsis. F84-147

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BEGINNERS: Best Species In a cool area: Laelia anceps, L. gouldiana, L. harpophylla, Rossioglossum grande, Coelogyne cristata, C. flaccida, C. ochracea; for the warm area: Phalaenopsis schilleriana, P. stuartiana, P. lindenii, P. equestris. OR86-61 0
BEGINNERS: Orchids to Avoid Avoid Odontoglossum grande, Cycnoches chlorochilon, Brassavola digbyana, cool-species cattleyas and laelias, cool dendrobiums, masdevallias, vandas, most epidendrums, Sophronitis coccinea, vanillas, lycastes, sobralias, zygopetalums, huntleyas, coelogynes, anoectochilus. OD68-300 0
BEGINNERS: Program for Success Four "musts" are: 1. Join a society. 2.Subscribe to a leading orchid magazine. 3.Purchase as many books as possible. 4. Visit as many nurseries as possible. OR86-161 0

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