Type PENINSULA ORCHID SOCIETY OF VIRGINIA
Alexander, Brian Green Cathedrals
A book about various rainforest climates.
Allikas & Nash Four Seasons of Orchids
Practical advice for growing orchids indoors and outdoors.
AOS Golden Guide- Orchids
Small pocket size book with illustrations.
AOS An Orchidist’s Glossary
An illustrated word book on orchid names, orchid terminology and orchid personages with pronunciation guide.
AOS Handbook on Orchid Culture
AOS Handbook on Judging and Exhibition
AOS Handbook on Pests and Diseases 2 copies
How to recognize and control scale, black rot, thrips, virus, leaf burn.
AOS Orchid Culture Under Lights written by Richard Peterson 2 copies
Brochure book with general information.
Belchel, Cribb & Launer Manual of Cultivated Orchid Species
Species and genera are described in detail with cultural notes on each genus. Generous color photos. A Comprehensive work.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Record Greenhouses & Garden Rooms
Greenhouse to cold frame growing, here is a good reference.
Brown, Paul Wild Orchids of Florida
Information on Atlantic, Gulf, and Coastal Plains and orchids found there.
Campbell, Stewart Angraecoid Orchids
Book covers orchids of Africa and Madagascar including habitat, flowering season and altitude preferences.
Cash, Catherine Slipper Orchids
Survey of all four genera with descriptions, history & hybridization.
Christenson, Eric Phalaenopsis, a Monograph
Keys to the species thorough descriptions, notes on taxonomy, hybridization and conservation.
Cootes, Jim Orchids of the Philippines
Information about orchids from the Philippines archipelago.
Cribb, Greatwood, & Hunt Handbook on Orchid Nomenclature and Registration
Handbook published by the International Orchid Commission in co-operation of the Royal Horticultural Society.
Cribb, Phillip, The Genus Paphiopedilum
Large book with larger print about this orchid genus.
Cullina, William Understanding Orchids
A great reference for the beginner to master orchid grower.
Dunsterville & Dunsterville Orchid Hunting in the Lost World - Venezuela
Exploration for orchids.
Erdmann, Duane Notes on Subgenus Brachypetalum
Gordon, Bob Culture of Phalaenopsis Orchids
Good information about this orchid type. Spiral bound
Grove, David Vandas and Ascocenda & Their Combinations 2 copies
Great reference for Vanda genera.
Gupton & Swope Wild Orchids of the Mid-Atlantic States
Colorful introduction to the wild orchids which are easily interpreted by non-specialist.
Frowine, Steven Orchids for Dummies
Fun, easy to read reference about orchids.
Frowine, Steven, Miniature Orchids
Lovely book about mini orchids and their special needs.
Frowine, Steven Moth Orchids
Easy book to read about Phalaenopsis
Hands, Geoffrey Beginner’s Guide to Orchids
Nice photos and information for the beginner.
Hackney, Courtney, American Cattleyas
Historical perspective of cattleyas and hybridization in US.
Hawks, Alex Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids 2 copies
For the serious grower, this book outlines cultivated orchids. Book weighs a ton.
Holst, Arthur World of Catasetums
Interested in Catasetums, here’s the book for you.
Hsu, Chung Hsiung Quality Orchids in Color
Japan Orchid Grower’s Association Quality Stream Orchid Growing
Japan Orchid Grower’s Association Quality Stream Cattleyas
Keenan, Philip Wild Orchids Across North America
Orchid biology, ecology, history and conservation in North America.
Lavarack, Harris & Stocker Dendrobium & Its Relatives
About dendrobiums and their care.
Luebbermann, Mimi Easy Orchids, Simple Secrets for Glorious Gardens
Title says it all.
Northern, Rebecca Miniature Orchids and How to Grow Them 2 copies
Those with limited space will find this a good resource about miniature orchids and their special needs.
Northern, Rebecca Home Orchid Growing 2 copies
Another great book for orchid growers, novice to master.
Ortho Books Greenhouses
From building and outfitting your greenhouse, this is a good reference.
Ortho Books Complete Guide to Orchids
Endorsed publication by the AOS, this is a good reference for beginners.
Periplus Nature Guide Tropical Orchids of Southeast Asia
Concise information about this region’s orchids.
Pridgeon Alec Illustrated Encyclopedia of Orchids
Lots of information and pictures of orchids.
Raulerson & Rinehart Ferns and Orchids of the Mariana Islands
A signed copy. Discusses the ferns and orchids of certain islands of the Philippines.
Reinikka, Merle History of the Orchid
The discovery and growing appreciations for orchids is outlined in this book with biographical information of contributors to history.
Rittenhouse & Rittenhouse Orchids for Every Home
Eye-popping photography of orchids and care instructions.
Rittenhouse & Rittenhouse Growing Orchids
Easy to read and daydream about adding to one’s collection of orchids.
Rittenhouse & Rittenhouse Gardner’s Guide to Growing Orchids
This book dispels the mystery around growing orchids for the gardeners who have specialized in other forms of gardening.
Sheehan, Thomas Orchid Genera Illustrated
Illustrations of orchid anatomy for different species.
Sheehan, Thomas Ultimate Orchids
More photography than content about growing orchids.
Siegerist, Emily Bulbophyllums and Their Allies
A grower’s guide to this orchid type.
Stewart, Joyce Orchids
A book of general information for the beginner.
A nice book with general information.
Turlock, John Growing Hardy Orchids
Growing terrestrial orchids for their hardiness, fragrance, and blooms.
Withner, Carl Cattleyas and Their Relatives Volume 1: The Cattleyas
Withner, Carl Volume II Laelias
Withner, Carl Volume III, Schomburgkia, Sophronitis, and Other S. American Genera
Withner, Carl Volume IV, The Bahamian & Caribbean Species
Withner, Carl Volume V, Brassavla, Encyclia, and Other Genera of Mexico & S. America
Withner, Carl Volume VI, South Amercian Encylia Species
A nice collection of books that focus on orchids by type.
Wisler, Gail How to Control Orchid Viruses
How to identify and diagnose cymbidium mosaic, odontoglossum ringspot and other major orchid viruses in layman’s terms. How to achieve a virus-free collection.