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Waterlily Pond, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, ca 1900 Featured 2015 Image

Waterlily Pond, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, ca 1900

The waterlily pond, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, ca 1900. The pond was one of Sir William Thiselton-Dyer's additions, heated by condensed steam from the local water supply, making it possible to raise half-hardy aquatic plants. Some of the waterlilies in this photograph were supplied by the French nurseryman Joseph Bory Latour-Marliac. One of the first growers to successfully hybridize waterlillies, Marliac is probably best known for his yellow-flowered cultivar Nymphaea Marliacea Chromatella, which he sent to Kew in 1887. He is also renowned for contributing many of the waterlilies in Monet's garden at Giverny

© RBG Kew

Citrus bergamia, 1887 Featured 2015 Image

Citrus bergamia, 1887

Coloured plate of Citrius Bergamia from K?hler's Medizinal-Pflanzen, Vol. 3, 1887. Current accepted plant name is Citrus x limon

© RBG Kew

The Temperate House- Iron rafters Featured 2015 Image

The Temperate House- Iron rafters

Plan of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Sections full size of rolled iron rafters to upper roof of centre building

© RBG Kew

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