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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

Posted by Sys Admin over 1 year ago.

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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
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