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Purple Flower Collection

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Allium sphaerocephalon, 1794

Allium sphaerocephalon, 1794
Illustration of Allium sphaerocephalon, commonly known as ornamental onion. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1794. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 7, plate 251

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Allium senescens, 1808

Allium senescens, 1808
Illustration of Allium senescens, commonly known as ornamental onion. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1808. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 29, plate 1150

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Fritillaria meleagris, 1880-1888

Fritillaria meleagris, 1880-1888
Illustration of Fritillaria meleagris, commonly known as snake s-head fritillary. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper, 1880-1888. Artwork from Flora von Deutschland (revised by Dr)

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Muscari szovitsianum, 1886

Muscari szovitsianum, 1886
Current accepted plant name is Muscari armeniacum, commonly known as grape hyacinth. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1886

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Zygopetalum mackayi, 1882-1897

Zygopetalum mackayi, 1882-1897
Illustration of Zygopetalum mackayi from The Orchid Album, Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants by Robert Warner and Benjamin Samuel Williams

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Rhynchostylis retusa (Foxtail orchid), 1885-1906

Rhynchostylis retusa (Foxtail orchid), 1885-1906
Illustration of Rhynchostylis retusa by Pieter de Pannemaeker. Artwork from Lindenia: Iconographie des Orchid├®es, 1885-1906; volume 15, plate 691

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Prosthechea cochleata (aka. Cockleshell orchid, black orchid, clamshell orchid, octopus orchid)

Prosthechea cochleata (aka. Cockleshell orchid, black orchid, clamshell orchid, octopus orchid), 1802-1816
Illustration of Prosthechea cochleata by Pierre Joseph Redout├®, 1802-1816. Artwork from Les Liliac├®es, volume 6, plate 346

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Phalaenopsis schilleriana, 1864

Phalaenopsis schilleriana, 1864
Watercolour illustration of Phalaenopsis schilleriana by John Day, 9 March 1864. Artwork from John Days Scrapbook, volume 7, page 58

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Pelecyphora aselliformis, 1873

Pelecyphora aselliformis, 1873
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper of Pelecyphora aselliformis, commonly known as hatchet cactus. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1873

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Romulea bulbocodium, 1834-1843

Romulea bulbocodium, 1834-1843
Illustration of Romulea bulbocodium, commonly known as Mediterranean romulea. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Isaac Hugh Russell, 1834-1843

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Gladiolus x byzantinus, 1805

Gladiolus x byzantinus, 1805
Illustration of Gladiolus x byzantinus, commonly known as star of gladiolus or sword lily. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1805

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Gladiolus italicus, 1804

Gladiolus italicus, 1804
Illustration of Gladiolus italicus, commonly known as Italian gladiolus, field gladiolus or common sword lily. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1804

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Tulbaghia violacea, 1837

Tulbaghia violacea, 1837
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1837. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 64, plate 3555

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Chionodoxa luciliae, 1879

Chionodoxa luciliae, 1879
Current accepted plant name is Scilla luciliae, commonly known as squill or glory-of-the-snow. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1879

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Rhynchostylis gigantea, 1888

Rhynchostylis gigantea, 1888
Illustration of Rhynchostylis gigantea by A.H. Loch, 1888. Artwork from Reichenbachia: Orchids Illustrated and Described by Frederick Sander and William Dallimore, volume 1, plate 22

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Phalaenopsis schilleriana, 1862

Phalaenopsis schilleriana, 1862
Illustration of Phalaenopsis schilleriana by Walter Hood Fitch. Artwork from Select Orchidaceous Plants by Robert Warner, 1862; t.1

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Miltoniopsis vexillaria (Colombian pink pansy orchid), 1874

Miltoniopsis vexillaria (Colombian pink pansy orchid), 1874
Illustration of Miltoniopsis vexillaria by Walter Hood Fitch from A Monograph of Odontoglossum by James Bateman, 1874; t. 29

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Laelia anceps, 1882-1897

Laelia anceps, 1882-1897
Illustration of Laelia anceps by John Nugent Fitch from The Orchid Album, Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants, 1882-1897; t. 44

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Dendrobium bigibbum, 1877

Dendrobium bigibbum, 1877
Watercolour illustration of Dendrobium bigibbum by John Day, 18 September 1877. Artwork from John Days Scrapbook, volume 22, page 59

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Cattleya trianae, 1882

Cattleya trianae, 1882
Lithograph on paper from The Orchid Album, Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants, conducted by Robert Warner and Benjamin Samuel Williams, 1882

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Calochortus splendens, 1835

Calochortus splendens, 1835
Illustration of Calochortus splendens, commonly known as Mariposa lily, fairy lantern, globe lily, star tulip. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sarah Anne Drake, 1835

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: The Dragon Arum, ca 1801-1807

The Dragon Arum, ca 1801-1807
Current accepted plant name is Dracunculus vulgaris, commonly known as dragons tongue or dragon lily. Mezzotint and aquatint by Peter Henderson, ca 1801-1807

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Roscoea purpurea, 1852

Roscoea purpurea, 1852
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1852. Artwork from Curtis's Botanical Magazine, volume 78, plate 4630

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Brodiaea ixioides, 1823

Brodiaea ixioides, 1823
Current accepted plant name is Leucocoryne ixioides, commonly known as glory of the sun. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by John Curtis, 1823

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Iris reticulata, 1866

Iris reticulata, 1866
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1866. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 92, plate 5577

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Gladiolus papilio, 1866

Gladiolus papilio, 1866
Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 92, plate 5565. This is a Cape species and was received at Kew, in 1861, from D. Arnot of Colesberg. It has also been found by W

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Crocus speciosus, 1841

Crocus speciosus, 1841
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by William Herbert, 1841. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 67, plate 3861

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Tropaeolum azureum, 1843

Tropaeolum azureum, 1843
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1843. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 69, plate 3985

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Fritillaria oxypetala, 1953

Fritillaria oxypetala, 1953
Current accepted plant name is Lilium oxypetalum. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1853. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 79, plate 4731

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Muscari paradoxum, 1903

Muscari paradoxum, 1903
Current accepted plant name is Bellavalia paradoxa. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1903. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 129, plate 7873

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Lilium martagon, 1610

Lilium martagon, 1610
Watercolour illustration of the Lilium martagon commonly known as Turks cap lily. Drawing number 220 by Sebastian Schedel, 1610

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Colchicum autumnale, 1887

Colchicum autumnale, 1887
Coloured plate of Colchicum autumnale, commonly known as meadow saffron, naked ladies or autumn crocus, 1887. Artwork from K├Âhlers Medizinal-Pflanzen in naturgetreuen Abbildungen mit kurz

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Miltonia spectabilis (Pansy orchid), 1882-1897

Miltonia spectabilis (Pansy orchid), 1882-1897
Lithograph on paper from The Orchid Album, Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants, conducted by Robert Warner and Benjamin Samuel Williams

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Passiflora caerulea

Passiflora caerulea (passion flower). Family:Passifloraceae

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Campanula trachelium

Campanula trachelium
CAMPANULACEAE, Campanula trachelium, 19752932

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Mentha spicata

Mentha spicata
LAMIACEAE, Mentha spicata

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Clematis

Clematis
RANUNCULACEAE, Clematis, comtesse de bouchard, 20037501921

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Iris stocksii

Iris stocksii
IRIDACEAE, Iris stocksii

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Spring Crocus

Spring Crocus

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Thymus serpyllum

Thymus serpyllum
LAMIACEAE, Thymus serpyllum

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Musa acuminata subsp. acuminata

Musa acuminata subsp. acuminata
MUSACEAE, Musa acuminata subsp. acuminate syn. Musa zebrina, 19842223

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: IRIDACEAE, Iris, persica, 20082219ARST93220

IRIDACEAE, Iris, persica, 20082219ARST93220

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Iris ensata

Iris ensata
Iris Garden at wakehurst Place

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Digitalis

Digitalis, foxglove

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Nymphaea Bimini Twist

Nymphaea Bimini Twist
2013-474 SUTM, NYMPHAEACEAE, Nymphaea Bimini Twist

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Cardoon flower

Cardoon flower

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Lavender

Lavender

Background imagePurple Flower Collection: Clover

Clover flower, Trifolium pratense




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