August 2021

 August 2021

August 2021

The August issue features the second of a five-part series on modern artificial light and growing orchids authored by Kelly McCracken, owner of High Desert Orchids in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Also featured in the August issue is the first half of a beautifully illustrated article on Paphiopedilum fairrieanum and its hybrids, a feature article authored by Stig Dalström and his Bhutanese associates on the Pleione of Bhutan, a lavishly illustrated article on Rhyncattleanthe Love Sound and its hybrids authored by Fred Clarke and another installment of Who Were These Guys? by David Rosenfeld featuring the life and times of Carl Ludwig Blume.This issue also contains a Collector’s Item featuring Aerangis punctata by Judith Rapacz-Hasler and conservation announcements regarding the 

Rounding out our August issue

  • Tom's Monthly Checklist
  • For the Novice -Pots - by Carlos Macku
  • Conservation Update - AOS Conservation Recognition Award for 2021 to Dr. Jis Sebastian of Kerala India, for her work in orchid conservation and restoration and a new grant to Normandie González-Orellana, a graduate student at the University of Puerto Rico for work on the rare Puerto Rican endemic, Psychilis kraenzlinii.
  • The New Refugium Botanicum - Phragmipedium longifolium by Melissa Díaz-Morales and Franco Pupulin
  • Collector's Item - Aerangis punctata  by Judith Rapacz-Hasler
  • Orchids Illustrated - Gastrochilus - by Wesley Higgins and Peggy Alrich
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Also in this issue

  • The New Refugium Botanicum - TBD
  • For the Novice - Pots by Carlos Macku
  • Collector's Item - Cattleya quadricolor by Sebastian Aguirre
  • Orchids Illustrated - Gastrochilus by Wesley Higgins and Peggy Alrich
  • Paphiopedilum fairrieanum by Christelle Kapfer
  • Orchids of Bhutan - Cooler-growing vandaceous species by Stig Dalström
  • Breeding with Rhyncattleanthe Love Sound by Fred Clarke
  • Let There Be Light! -Part 2: Target PPFD for Orchids and Tropical Plants by Kelly McCracken

Articles in this issue