203. Group of Californian Wild Flowers. by Marianne North

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203. Group of Californian Wild Flowers.
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Print size 28.0 x 35.5 cm
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Title:
203. Group of Californian Wild Flowers.
Artist:
Marianne North
Product code:
MN_203
Edition type:
Open edition
Publisher:
Kew Gardens
Copyright:
© The Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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Beginning in front, on the left is a yellow Columbine (Aquilegia chrysantha, A. Gr.), and behind it the dark blue Spiderwort (Tradescantia virginica, L.), which are not really wild in California; above, in the pot, the large showy Mariposa Lily (Calochortus venustus, Benth.),with the pink-flowered Centaury(Erythraea venusta, A. Gr.), the blue-flowered "Chia" (Salvia Columbariae, Benth.), and the buff Monkey Flower (Mimulus glutinous, Wendi.) ; then come the purple and white whorled flowers of Collinsia bicolor, Benth.,the large pale blue Phacelia Whitlavica, A. Gr., the smaller darker blue flowers of P. grandiflora, A. GJr., and the narrow spike of white flowers is Antirrhinum Coulterianum, Benth. ; these are succeeded by the azure Pentstemon azure Benth. ; the more slender crimson P. ceniranthifolius, Benth. ; and the plumelike scarlet Castilleia affnis, Hook. and Arn. ; nestling down among the other flowers are the purple and white clusters of Orthocarpus purpurascens, Benth., with the large yellow Gerardia (?), and the yellow starlike flower-heads of Layia platyglosa, A. Gr. in front ; and in front of the pot are the dull blue Triteleia laxa, Benth., the dark blue and white Delphinium variegatum, Torr. & Gr., finishing ,with the showy white Wake Robin (Trillium grandiflorum, Salisb.).

The Artist: Marianne North

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