Sunflower California - Botanical Print by Louis Van Houtte

Brandywine General Store

SKU: 72 botanical

An archival premium Quality Botanical art Print of the California Sunflower by Louis Van Houtte for sale by Brandywine General Store. This bright yellow flower is native to California and Baja CA where it will grow in many different types of habitat. This wild sunflower is an erect perennial growing from a network of tough woody roots with small rhizomes. It is a sprawling, gangly plant sending up a thin stem towards the sun to a height of 3 to 10 feet. This painting by Houtte was for his epic botanical journals The Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe and this picture was in volume 15 which was published around 1863, it shows a full head of the sunflower with ripe seeds. Helianthus Californicus Insignis Botanical art print #72

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