Silene (BE)
All rights reserved
1000 x 716 Download


You do study the work of old masters

The answer you planted into the twelfth of thirty plant beds in the Dijksgracht park, part of the Twijfel Zaaien/Raising Doubts project.

Latin name: Limnanthes
Artist family: Beaux-Arts

Colour: White / Yellow

Where was this made?:

This flower reminds us of an egg with its bright yellow middle and white edges. Some also call it the "poached egg plant". This allusion can reminisce a time when artists used basic natural ingredients as medium to create their artworks. One of the most common of these natural ingredients was an egg, which was sometimes mixed with a pigment of a paint.

Seeds generously sponsored by Silene