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Hummingbirds

Painted by Royal Horticultural Society

Gold Medal Winner Jean Emmons

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Royal Horticultural Society's 2005 Gold Medal award-winning artist, Jean Emmons, dazzles and hums with color!

Good Nature Publishing Company guarantees a spectacular portrait of six of North America's hummingbirds and 22 of their favorite flowers. Beautifully rendered in watercolor, this print is a Good Nature Publishing Company best seller — just like Jean's Northwest Woodland Wildflowers. "Hummingbird Garden" is a favorite for master gardeners and bird lovers alike.

Hummingbirds included on print:
• Ruby-Throated Hummingbird • Black-Chinned Hummingbird • Rufous Hummingbird • Allen's Hummingbird • Anna's Hummingbird • Calliope Hummingbird

Flowers included on print:

• Flowering Maple • Hollyhock • Peruvian Lily • Western Columbine • Trumpet Creeper • Daylily • Bleeding Heart • Foxglove • Fushia • Coralbells • Rose Of Sharon • Red Hot Poker • Shrub Verbena • Cardinal Flower • Honeysuckle • Morning Glory • Nasturtium • Flowering Tobacco • Beardstongue • Petunia • Cape Figwort • Sage

Features:
Interpretive key with pen & ink details
Common and latin names
Illustrated by award winning watercolorist Jean Emmons

Printed in Seattle, Washington USA on quality recycled paper, process chlorine free.
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By Valerie Easton

There's gold in these paintings

Vashon botanical artist Jean Emmons was honored with a gold medal at the 2005 Royal Horticultural Society Exhibit in Birmingham, England, this past June. Emmons describes the big international show as "the Olympics of botanical art." In preparation, Emmons grew an assortment of Pacific Coast hybrid iris for four years, painting them as they came into bloom. Eight of her life-size paintings were exhibited along with the work of 80 other selected artists from around the globe. The British judges questioned the near-turquoise blue of our native 'Magic Sea' iris, wondering if perhaps Jean had exaggerated its unique coloration. An expert was called in from the BBC's "Gardeners' World" television show, who confirmed the iris' vivid blue as an accurate depiction of the real thing.

"It was the best morning of my life," says Emmons, who brought home not only the gold but a deal for the RHS Lindley Library to buy four of her paintings for its permanent collection.