THE DARWIN BERBERRY.
A. hardy Evergreen Shrub, from PATAGONIA, belonging to the Natural Order of BERBERIDS.
Excerpt from text, which is included along with a copy of the Title Page:
s far as our knowledge of this most beautiful bush extends, it must be regarded as the best
hardy evergreen that has been imported for many years; scarcely inferior in horticultural value to. a
laurel or a holly. It is thus mentioned in an account of Evergreen Berberries cultivated in Great
Size: 8 ˝” x 11”
Paxton produced The Magazine of Botany, and Register of
Flowering Plants. This series of magazines was published in London 1834-1849.
During the years of 1850-1852, Paxton along with John Lindley published the rare
three-volume work: PAXTON’S FLOWER GARDEN. Represented are many exotic species
especially fine Orchids. They are often compared to the early volumes of Warner
and Williams, Orchid Album. The print offered for sale here is from this first
edition, which is a completely different product to the 1882 color printed
edition frequently found. These prints were produced using a zincographic
process along with hand coloring and have the plate markings Pinx & Zinc.
Condition: Excellent Vibrant color with some minor