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Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

David A. Berry

    ISBN: 978 1 78551 443 2

    Size: 280 x 254 mm

    Binding: Hardback

    Pages: 240

    In association with:

    Date published: September, 2023

    UK £55 /US $65


  • Only book available featuring the collection and expertise of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, a leading authority on orchids.
  • Showcases exquisite art photography of orchids.
  • Published in celebration of Selby Gardens’ 50th anniversary and the opening of the first phase of its new Master Plan, making it the first net-energy-positive botanical gardens complex and a model for sustainable design.
  • With contributions from Tatiana Arias, Jemma Fagler, Bruce Holst, Angel Lara, Shawn McCourt, Mike McLaughlin, and Jennifer O. Rominiecki


Stunning, intimate photographs bring orchids to life in this showcase of the extraordinary collection of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota, Florida.  As a leader in the study and conservation of orchids and other epiphytes, Selby Gardens is home to the best scientifically documented collection of living orchids in the world.  A fascinating and accessible text by their botany and horticulture experts explores the remarkable beauty and diversity of one of the largest and most admired families of flowering plants, examining their vibrant colors, elegant lines, and sometimes other-worldly shapes. This striking volume is published in celebration of Selby Gardens’ 50th anniversary, and will be a delight for all those intrigued by the unique and complex splendor of orchids.

Author information

David A. Berry is Vice President for Visitor Engagement and Chief Museum Curator at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens