Gloxinia Small Boxed Cards
10 blank notecards with envelopes in an acetate-topped box
Printed on recycled paper
Published with the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Box size: 4 x 5.625 x .875 in.
Card size: 3.5 x 5 in.
Sydenham Edwards (Welsh, 1768–1819)
Gloxinia speciosa (Rough-leaved Brasil gloxinia)
Sydenham Edwards was a prolific and immensely popular illustrator, producing more than 1,200 watercolors for Curtis’s Botanical Magazine before establishing his own Botanical Register in 1815. This botanical drawing is unique in its composition and perspective, offering an opportunity to appreciate the gloxinia’s rich colors and tubular blooms.