Painting Lists

Below are the lists, supplied to us by Eden, of plants they would particularly like painting members to submit to the Florilegium. Most of these plants can be found at Eden or locally in Cornwall.

To find out if a plant has already been chosen, or to choose a plant to paint, please contact Laura Silburn using our contact form. Please do check whether a plant is already being painted before starting work!

NuGenusspeciesCultivarAGMdiscription of flower colourflowering times
1KniphofiabauriiBees’ SunsetAGMgolden yellow streaked with deep apricotMay-July
2Kniphofia BrimstoneAGM  
3KniphofiaangustifoliaBarton FeverAGMtwarny buds open to apricotAugust – October
4Kniphofia IncandesceAGMred flushed orange bud opening to apricotJuly- September
5Kniphofiagalpinii AGMslender orangeJune-August
6Kniphofia MoonstoneAGMcreamJune-August
7KniphofiabruceaeButtercupAGMgolden yellowJune – July
8Kniphofianorthiae AGMstumpy coral and creamApril-June
9Kniphofia Penny RocketsAGMbright redJuly-November
10Kniphofia Samuels SensationAGMred/orangeJuly-September
11Kniphofia Coral FlameAGM  
12KniphofiaensifoliaFiery FredAGMfiery redJuly – October
13Kniphofia Primrose UpwardAGMpale yellowMay-July September-November
14Kniphofiathomsonii var. thomsoniiStern’s TripAGMpale orangemid summer -mid autumn
15Kniphofia Royal StandardAGMred orangeJuly-September
16Kniphofia Wrexham ButtercupAGMbright yellowAugust
17Kniphofia Rich EchoesAGMapricot yellowJune-July September-October
18Kniphofia Sunningdale YellowAGMyellowJune-August
19Kniphofia InnocenceAGMgreeny browny cream stripedJuly-September
20Kniphofia NobilisAGMorangeAugs-September
21Kniphofia SafranvogelAGMsalmon creamJune-July October-November
22Kniphofia Tawny KingAGM  
23Kniphofia JonathanAGM  
24Kniphofia TimothyAGMsalmon peachJuly September
25Kniphofia Toffee NosedAGMbrownish orange fading to creamJune-August
26Kniphofiarooperi AGMorange yellowseptember-November
27KniphofiacitrinaCreamsicle soft orangeJune – November
28Kniphofia Lemon Popsicle yellowJune-October
29Kniphofia Orange Vanilla Popsicle coral/creamJune-October
30Kniphofia Papaya popsicle orange redJune-October
31Kniphofia Pineapple Popsicle yellowJune-October
32Kniphofia Redhot Popsicle cinnamon redJune-October
33Kniphofia Mango Popsicle orangeJune-October
34KniphofiaensifoliaFirst Sunrise bright orangesummer-autumn
35Kniphofia Jess’s Delight cream   deeper bronze budsJuly-September
36KniphofiamultifloraNovember Glory yellow flowers from orange budsOctober- December
37KniphofiacitrinaDingaan Bronze yellowJuly – August
38KniphofiaalbescensAlcazar red/orangeJune – August
39Kniphofia Amazing Fun red with white skirtJuly-September
40KniphofiabauriiBees Lemon lemon with green tipsJuly – September
41KniphofiabauriiBorder Ballet (SEED) cream to pinklate summer to early autumn
42Kniphofia Nancys Red deep coral redJuly-October
43Kniphofia Yellow Cheer golden yellowlate autumn early winter
44Kniphofia Old Court Seedling orangeJune-July
45KniphofiadrepanophyllaDrummore Apricot ApricotJune – August
46KniphofiadrepanophyllaEmber Glow – Tneg orangeaugust-November
47Kniphofia Elvira redJune – September
48KniphofiagalpiniiFire Glow – Tnfg red/orangeAugust till frost
49KniphofiagalpiniiGoldelse pale golden yellowMay- September
50KniphofiagracilisGreen Jade green becoming creamlate summer to early autumn
51Kniphofia John Benary seaing wax red 
52Kniphofia Jenny Bloom cream from coral budsJune-July
53KniphofiathomsoniiKichocheo soft apricot yellowAugust-November
54KniphofiaalbescensAmsterdam deep orangeJuly- September
55KniphofiabrachystachyaBressingham Comet yellow hanging to flame yellowAugust – October
56Kniphofia Candy Apple shades of orange 
57KniphofiaensifoliaFlamenco yellow/orange/red 
58Kniphofia Luna rich yellowMay-July August-December
59Kniphofia Minister Verschuur ApricotJune-July
60Kniphofia Mermaiden pale greenJuly-September
61Kniphofiatriangularis ssp. TriangularisLight of the World pale orangeAugust-October
62Kniphofia Little Maid creamJune-November
63Kniphofia Express deep orange/salmon redearly flowering
64Kniphofia Painted Lady cream flowers coral orange budsJune-September
65Kniphofia Star of Baden-baden greeny lemony goldApril-June July-September
66Kniphofia Tuckii muddy coral/yellowMay-July
67Kniphofia Primulina red and yellow 
68Kniphofia Percy’s Pride green fading to creamJuly-October
69Kniphofia Vanilla pale yellowJly-September
70Kniphofia Yellow Hammer pure sulpur yellowJune-September
71Kniphofia Ice Queen green buds opening to pale yellowearlyto mid autumn
72Kniphofia Limelight canary yellowearly autumn
73KniphofiacaulescensJohn May pink bud opening to coral flowerOctober – November
74KniphofiacaulescensCoral Breakers coralJune – july
75KniphofiaensifoliaGladness ApricotJune – July
76KniphofiacitrinaCobra dark bronze budsopening to copper yellowJuly -September
77Kniphofia Pfitzeri orange yellowAugust
78KniphofiacitrinaDorset Sentry clear bright yellowJuly – October
79Kniphofia Vesta dark yellowSeptember
80Kniphofia Tetbury torch apricot yellowAugust-September
81Kniphofia Shining Sceptre yellowAugust
82Kniphofia Red Rocket redJune-August
83Kniphofia Sherbert Lemon yellowJuly-Setember
84KniphofiahirsutaTraffic Light red yellow green 
85Kniphofia Strawberries and Cream cream flowers coral pink budslate summer – early autumn
86Kniphofia Royal Castle orange, red, yellowJune-August
87KniphofiagracilisHen and Chickens pale greenish cream flowersAugust-October
88KniphofiagalpiniiGoldfinch green and golden yellowJune-July
89KniphofiabrachystachyaBressingham Sunbeam soft yellow-soft orangeJuly – September
90KniphofiabrachystachyaBressingham Yellow mid yellow 
91Kniphofia Champagne   
92Kniphofia Coral Sceptre   
93Kniphofia Start Early   
94Kniphofia Herzonii   
Scientific NameCommon Name  
Ajuga repensBugle  
Angelica sylvestrisWild Angelica  
Anthyllis vulnerariaKidney vetch  
Athyrium filix-feminaLady Fern  
Betula pubescensDowny Birch  
Calluna vulgarisHeather  
Carex pendulaPendulous Sedge  
Centaurium erythraeaCommon Centaury  
Chamerion angustifoliumRosebay Willowherb  
Corylus avellanaHazel  
Daucus carota subsp. GummiferSea Carrot  
Digitalis purpureaFoxglove  
Dryopteris affinis ssp. AffinisGolden Scaly Male Fern  
Echium vulgareViper’s Bugloss  
Erica tetralixCross-leaved Heath/Bell Heather  
Eupatorium cannabinumHemp Agrimony  
Filipendula ulmariaMeadowsweet  
Fraxinus excelsiorAsh  
Gallium aparineCleavers  
Geranium pratenseMeadow Cranesbill  
Heracleum sphondyliumHogweed  
Hypericum perforatumSt. John’s Wort  
Iris foetidissimaStinking Iris  
Jasione montanaSheep’s Bit Scabious  
Juncus effususJuncus effusus  
Juniperus cordataJuniper  
Lathyrus pratensisMeadow Vetchling  
Leucanthemum vulgareOxeye Daisy  
Lythrum salicariaPurple Loosestrife  
Malva moschataMusk Mallow  
Narthecium ossifragumBog Asphodel  
Papaver rhoeasCommon Poppy  
Parentucellia viscosaYellow Bartsia  
Pedicularis sylvaticaLousewort  
Potentilla erectaTormentil  
Quercus petraeaSessile Oak  
    
Ranunculus acrisMeadow Buttercup  
Ranunculus repensCreeping Buttercup  
Rubus fruticosusBramble  
Rumex acetosaCommon Sorrel  
Salix capreaGoat Willow  
Scilla autumnalisAutumn Squill  
Scilla vernaSpring squill  
Stachys officinalisBetony  
Thymus politichus ssp. britannicusWild Thyme  
Ulmus minor subsp. AngustifoliaCornish Elm  
Verbascum thapsusGreat Mullein  
Scientific NameCommon NamePlant Description 
Actaea pachypodaWhite Baneberry, Doll’s EyesCardiogenic White Berries 
AmorphophallusTitan ArumPlants that stink, fruits in winter, over by Feb. 
Anastatica hierochunticaRose of JerichoResurrection Plant, Tumbleweed 
Aristolochia elegansElegant Dutchman’s Pipe, Calico FlowerFreaky flowers 
Aristolochia fimbriataWhite-veined Dutchman’s PipeFreaky flowers 
Asplenium bulbiferumMother Spleenwort, Hen and Chicken FernWacky fern 
Biophytum sensitivumLife Plant, Mukkutty, Sensitive PlantPlants that Move, medicinal 
Breynia nivosa ‘Roseo-picta’SnowbushThe variegated leaves make the plant look as if it has been snowed upon or frosted even though it is a tropical plant. Flowers are tiny. 
Calliandra haematocephalaPowder Puff PlantWeird ‘fluffy’ flowers, flowering seems to have finished Feb. 
Canna indicaIndian Shot PlantUnusual seeds 
Canna x generalisIndian Shot PlantUnusual seeds 
Citrus medica var. digitataBuddha’s HandFreaky Fruit, fruit looks like a hand 
Cuphea ilavea ‘Tiny Mice’Bat FaceBlack flowers 
Cyperus papyrusPapyrus Sedge, Paper ReedKids 
Dracunculus vulgarisVoodoo Lily, Black Arum, Dragon LilyPlants that stink 
Hylocereus undatusDragon FruitNight-flowering cactus 
Kalanchoe diagremontianaMother of Thousands, Devil’s BackboneKids 
Lodoicea maldivicaCo Co de MerFreaky seed 
Lygodium japonicumJapanese Climbing FernOn Florida noxious weed list 
Medusagyne oppositifoliaJellyfish TreeWeird small flowers and seed cases which look like jellyfish. Very rare. 
Mimosa pudicaSensitive Plant, Touch-me-notPlants that Move 
Myrciaria caulifloraJaboticabaWeird black fruits growing straight from branches and trunks. Flowers look like lichen. Fruits in the tropical biome in February. Flowers in the winter. 
Myrmecodia echinataAnt PlantWacky homes 
Nepeta catariaCatnip, Catmint, CatwortCats love this 
Nertera granadensisPin-cushion Plant, Coral Bead PlantWacky berries 
Ochna serrulataMickey Mouse Plant, Bird’s Eye BushKids, www.iewf.org/weedid/Ochna_serrulata.htm 
Opuntia echinocarpaPrickly Pear, Silver ChollaSpiny cactus with yellow flowers in spring. 
Ornithogalum caudatumFalse Sea Onion, Pregnant OnionWacky bulb 
Oxalis corymbosaPink Wood SorrellPlants that move 
Platycerium bifurcatumStaghorn FernWacky fern 
Quercus suberCork Oak TreeBark is made from cork. 
Rhodochiton atrosanguineumChinese Purple Bell VinePurple bell-shaped flowers 
Sarracenia leucophyllaSarraceniaCarnivorous plant 
Sarracenia purpurea ssp. venosaSarraceniaCarnivorous plant 
Sarracenia rubra ssp. alabamensisSarraceniaCarnivorous plant 
Sarracenia x readiiSarraceniaCarnivorous plant 
Selaginella lepidophyllaSpike Moss, False Rose of Jericho, Resurrection Plant, Tumbleweed  
Selenicereus grandiflorusQueen of the NightFlowers at night 
Senecio rowleyanusString of Pearls, String of BeadsSpherical leaves 
Sparrmannia africanaAfrican HempPlants that move, anthers move 
Stapelia variegataStarfish CactusPlants that stink 
Strongylodon macrobotrysJade VineAmazing colour 
Tacca leontopoloidesPolynesian ArrowrootBat Flower family 
Tetrastigma leucostaphyllumNo common nameTropical vine which has a weird parasite, could be painted together with this. 
Tillandsia usneoidesSpanish MossAir plant, related to pineapples 
Scientific NameCommon NamePlant Description 
Aloe veraAloeTreats burns and sunburn 
Aloyisia citrodoraLemon VerbenaAntiseptic, insect repellant, relaxant 
Artemesia annuaSweet WormwoodPotential cure for AIDS and malaria 
Biophytum sensitivumLife Plant, Mukkutty, Sensitive PlantPlants that Move, medicinal 
Catharanthus roseusMadagascan periwinkle, Rosy Periwinkle  
Chamaemelum nobileChamomileAnti-stress, aids sleep. Lightens hair 
Digitalis lanataFoxgloveCardiac treatment 
Digitalis purpureaFoxgloveCardiac treatment 
Dioscorea discolorYamDiosgenin extract is basis of contraceptive pill 
Echinacea purpureaPurple Cone FlowerTreatment of colds and flu 
EphederaEphedera/EphedraTreatment for asthma and hayfever. Performance enhancing drug 
Eucalyptus globulusEucalyptusUsed to make throat pastilles and cough syrups 
Ginkgo bilobaGinkgoBelieved to improve memory and concentration 
Gynura procumbensLongevity SpinachThai treatment for diabetes 
Hypericum perforatumSt. John’s WortAnti-depressant 
Inula heleniumElecampane, scabwort, elfswortTreatment for coughs and asthma. Used to produce absinthe 
Iris germanica var. florentinaOrrisUsed in the production of gin and perfumes 
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Grosso’LavendarHealing properties 
Melaleuca alternifoliaTea TreeAntiseptic 
Narcissus ‘Carlton’Large-cupped DaffodilGalanthaminefor used to treat Alzheimer’s disease 
Oenothera deltoidesDune evening primrose  
Papaver somniferumOpium PoppyMedicinal 
Pogostemon cablinPatchouliRelaxing properties 
Senna alexandrinaSenna/CannaLaxative 
Seronoa repensSaw PalmettoTreatment for benign prostatic hypertrophy and prostate cancer 
Sutherlandia frutescensCancer bush, balloon peaCure for AIDS and cancer 
Taxus baccataYew, English YewTreatment for breast cancer 
Taxus brevifoliaYew, Pacific Yew, Western YewTreatment for breast cancer 
Valerian officinalisValerian  
Scientific NameCommon NamePlant Description 
Artocarpus altilisBreadfruitFood plant 
Avena sativaOatsFood plant 
Camellia sinensisTeaFood plant 
Cannabis sativaHempUsed in manufacturing 
Cinchona pubescensQuinineMedicinal and Food Plant 
Coffea arabicaCoffeeFood plant 
Dioscorea alataYamFood plant 
Glycine maxSoybeanFood plant 
Hevea brasiliensisPara RubberUsed in manufacturing 
Hordeum vulgareBarleyFood plant 
Lycopersicon esculentumTomatoFood plant 
Manihot esculentaCassavaFood plant 
Nicotiana tabacumTobaccoUsed to make tobacco 
Oryza sativaRiceFood plant 
Papaver somniferumOpium PoppyMedicinal 
Pennisetum spp.MilletFood plant 
Saccharum officinarumSugarcaneFood plant 
Secale cerealeRyeFood Plant 
Solanum tuberosumPotatoFood plant 
Sorghum bicolorSorghumFood plant 
Zea maysCornFood plant