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Plant Pots

Botanic Garden always has had a great variety of planters and plant pots. Here are three small pots made for Kew Gardens:

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These have the Forget Me Not, the Rhododendron and the Speedwell.

Here are my favourite 4 by 5 inch pots, with the original oatmeal motifs:

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Thet are the Ivy Leafed Cyclamen, the Orchid, the Purple Iris, the Canterbury Bells, the Barbados Cotton Flower and the Orange Cactus.

Portmeirion also had boxed planters or cache pots, here seen with the Common Tomentil:

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The backside of the box advised which plants they were meant for:

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Here is a bell-shaped planter with the Trailing Bindweed:

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Although many planters have the Botanic Garden motifs there are also Pomona planters, here seen with the Ingestrie Pippin, the Imperatrice Plum and the Red Currant:

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and Birds of Britain planters, such as here with the Nuthatch:

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The Spring Gentian can also be found on planters:

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Pomona Salad Bowls

Here are the beautiful Pomona salad bowls:

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The motifs on these 5.5 inch bowls are: White Dutch Currant, Imperatrice Plum, Wild Blackberry, Late Duke Cherry, Queen of Sheba, Red Currant, Biggerraux Cherry, Teinton Squash Pear, Wilmots Early Red, Shropshire Damson, Hazel Nut, Ingestrie Pippin, Hoary Morning Apple, Grimwoods Royal Peach.

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Here is the Wilmots Early Red, one of the Gooseberries. There is also the Queen of Sheba:

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They are early motifs, retired soon after the range was launched.

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The Hazel Nut is another early motif:

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The Ingestrie Pippin, one of my favourites:

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Here are the early Biggerraux Cherry and the Late Duke Cherry:

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The White Dutch Currant was replaced by the Red Currant:

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They are wonderful to look at and look great with a fruit salad.

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There are also 5 inch salad bowls:

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I have two different Hazel Nut bowls, one motif is much larger than the other:

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Also one bowl has the leaf border, the other is borderless:

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I am still hunting for more different motifs.

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