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Meadowfoam

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

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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.

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