Disanthus Cercidifolius Botanical Print from Curtis

Brandywine General Store

SKU: 122 botanical

An archival premium Quality art Print of the Disanthus Cercidifolius from the Curtis Botanical Magazine for sale by Brandywine General Store. The artist of this flower drawing was Matilda Smith, who contributed over 2,000 plates or pictures to this esteemed botanical journal. Disanthus Cercidifolius is a medium size deciduous shrub that grows to around 10 feet in height. It is popular for its heart shaped leaves which turn various shades of red, purple and yellow in the fall. This colorful shrub is native to the woodland habitats in China and Japan. It is cultivated only as an ornamental plant and requires a lime free soil. This drawing by Smith shows four leaves of the plant some of which are red, green and mixed. All around the shrub are cutaway etchings that show various parts of the plants, leaves and buds, this shrub was from volume 143 of the Curtis Botanical Magazine and published in 1917. Botanical art print #122

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