This handy field guide introduces 55 tropical plant species. Each exotic bloom is described in detail, its history of origination is discussed and gardening tips are given. There is a wealth of botanical detail, as well as fascinating information on the cultural uses of flowers. An indispensible guide to both common and unusual plants, the book is illustrated with over 120 beautiful color photographs. Clearly presented for easy identification, Tropical Flowers is a "must" for gardeners and non-gardeners alike.