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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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