'The Florilegium, celebrating 200 years of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney' is a major collection of contemporary botanical illustration.
Forty-one Australian and twenty-three overseas artists have contributed, by invitation, one or more works of significant plants in the three Sydney botanic gardens.
Botanical and historical text accompanies each of the 87 full-colour plates and describes the plants’ role in the 200 year history of the Trust’s three Botanic Gardens.
This collection is published to celebrate the bicentenary this year of the gardens.
The book features superb illustrations over 224 pages and has been produced to the highest publishing standards .
The illustrations will also be exhibited at the Museum of Sydney from July to October 2016, and at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery at the RBG, Kew, London during the first half of 2018.