The Gymea lily (Doryanthes excelsa) was introduced into the garden in 1819. This painting by Deirdre Bean forms part of the gardens’ florilegium.
GALLERY: The illustrated garden
AG STAFF|August 9, 2016
This year, the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney marks its 200th anniversary with the launch of Florilegium – an ambitious painted record of its living plant collections.
Read more about the Florilegium project in the latest issue of Australian Geographic (AG#134).