Garden Botanist

Garden Botanist

This is my botanical journal.


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Lonicera

Lonicera

Lonicera or Honeysuckle  

Astrantia major

Astrantia major

Common name: great masterwort

Lupinus

Lupinus

Genus/species: Lupinus L. Family: Fabaceae Common name: Lupine Location: Heemstede, The Netherlands Collection date: 14 May 2017 Collection #: 003  

Butomus umbellatu

Butomus umbellatu

Butomus umbellatu or Flowering rush

Primula Vialii

Primula Vialii

Primula Vialii Genus/species: Primula/P. vialii Family: Primulaceae Common name: Kaboutermuts (in Dutch) Location: Heemstede, The Netherlands Collection date: 3 June 2017 Collection #: 004  

Saxifraga granulata ‘Plena’

Saxifraga granulata ‘Plena’

Saxifraga granulata ‘Plena’ (Dutch name: Haarlems Klokkenspel) a very rare species of the Saxifragaceae plant family. In The Netherlands we know this kind of plants as ‘Stinsenplanten’. This particular specie only can be found in around 10 places in The Netherlands. Genus/species: Saxifraga Family: Saxifragaceae Common name: Haarlems […]

Primula Auricula

Primula Auricula

I’ve a deep admiration for the Primula Auricula. In this article I will take you through the history of this special plant. Genus/species: Primula/P. auricula Family: Primulaceae Common name: Mountain cowslip or bear’s ear Location: Heemstede, The Netherlands Collection date: 19 March 2017 Collection #: 002