Ink drawing of Leucojum vernum by Graham Stuart Thomas. Thomas was a partner at Sunningdale Nurseries in the mid 1940s and Gardens Advisor to the National Trust from 1955. In the 1960s he was awarded the Veitch Memorial Medal and the Victoria Medal of Honour. Appointed OBE in 1975, G.S.Thomas is recognised as a horticulturalist, rosarian, writer and artist.
Haemanthus incarnatus. Illustration from William Herbert, Amaryllidaceae. Preceded by An attempt to arrange the monocotyledonous orders. And followed by A treatise on crossbred vegetables, and supplement. Date: 1837
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Snowdrops (Galanthus nivalis) flowering in woodland
Snowdrops (Galanthus nivalis) flowering in woodland. Near village of Alport, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, March
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