Flowers: Delight in the detail

Explore the intricate details of flowers in a series of exquisite paintings.

Painting of Protea cynaroides by Brigid Edwards © Shirley Sherwood Collection

Date

CLOSED

Saturday 3 October 2020 – Sunday 14 March 2021

Location

Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art

Price

Included with entry to the Gardens

Closed from 16 December until further notice in line with government guidance. 

See a majestic collection of beautiful flower paintings from across the world. 

Admire work from a variety of incredible botanical artists, who study the intricate details of plants with meticulous accuracy. 

From New Zealand to Brazil, the exhibition showcases beautiful native flowers from a variety of countries. 

Highlights include a majestic bromeliad (Bromeliaceae) from Rio de Janiero’s mountains, as well as tiny flowers like the speedwell (Veronica) which has been magnified and dissected to show its delicate beauty. Don't miss a huge magnification of a passion flower (Passiflora), shown in fascinating detail. 

Image: Protea I : King Protea 2000 Protea cynaroides by Brigid Edwards © Shirley Sherwood Collection