Japanese Rose

Names can be confusing especially in the world of plants. While the botanical or scientific names for plants are often difficult to remember, they are universally accepted and used. On the other hand, common names, while easier to pull from our memory and pronounce, can be a source of confusion. Take the word rose as … Continue reading Japanese Rose

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Hybridization Of Orchids

By the end of the 19th century, a great many hybrids had been made and had flowered. After 1871, new hybrids were published in the Gardener's Chronicle, and from 1893, also in the Orchid Review which was established that year. In 1895 the orchid firm Sander & Sons of St. Albans, England, began to register … Continue reading Hybridization Of Orchids