The original Botanic Garden 8 inch Soup plates had the same motifs as the Bread and Butter plates:
The Trailing Bindweed, the Citron, the Daisy, the Spanish Gum Cistus, the Meadow Saffron and the Barbados Aloe.
The Trailing Bindweed here with the many-coloured butterfly.
The Daisy, simple and beautiful, an original motif that is available in Botanic Garden to the present day.
The Spanish Gum Cistus, one of my favourites:
The Meadow Saffron:
Here with real Meadow Saffrons:
The Barbados Aloe, together with the Citron retired too soon:
The Spring Gentian was the next motif on the Soup plates:
Later Soup Plate motifs:
The Small Narcissus, the Ivy Leafed Cyclamen, Snow-Drop and Crocus, the Trailing Bindweed (new version), the Barbados Cotton Flower and the Blue Primrose.
The Rhododendron, the Fuchsia, the Sweet William, Snow-Drop and Crocus (dark version), the Pansy and the Barbados Cotton Flower.
The Trailing Bindweed had a butterfly change, the later version with the yellow butterfly is still available in the Botanic Garden range:
The Barbados Cotton Flower had two versions in Soup plates:
The Snow-Drop and Crocus occurred in a darker and a lighter version:
The Sweet William is a salad plate motif, but here it is on a soup plate:
Here is a Barbados Aloe plate without the name:
There is a Mistletoe soup plate:
Ofcourse the Butterflies range had soup plates:
And here is the Do-It-Yourself Soup Plate:
Some soup plates were produced with dinner plate motifs:
Here are the Flowered Chrysanthemum, the Lily Flowered Azalea, the Sweet Pea, the Christmas Rose and the Afican Lily.
Of all the Soup plates the Spring Gentian is an all time favourite. It was among my first set of six soup plates, although I did not know then it was going to be such a rare motif.