P is for Pansy

pansies

Perhaps the amateur who only knows the Pansy as a garden flower is a little startled when he first sees a stand of prize flowers at a show. . .though much larger, rounder, thicker and more beautifully coloured than any Pansies that he has ever seen before, they will have the same bright, winning, affectionate faces.

The text is from Popular Garden Flowers, by Walter Page Wright (1911). Click here to read the book online, or to download it free from the Internet Archive.

artwork by Joanne Stanbridge 2012

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s