at The New York Botanical Garden photographs by John Peden, text by Kenneth M. Cameron and Darrin Duling The annual Orchid Show at The New York Botanical Garden is a glorious, one-of-a-kind exhibition of orchids from all over the world. In this book, John Peden's stunning photographs convey the exotic beauty, intricate structure, and intriguing allure of the flowers featured in The Orchid Show. His images also capture the dramatic exhibition designs and vignettes that draw thousands of viewers to the show each year.
Curators at The New York Botanical Garden provide brief introductions to the basic genera of the world's largest family of flowering plants. Also included are a short section on growing orchids at home and a pronunciation guide.