Category Archives: Plant Portraits



Macro portraits of Salsify seeds and seed head.

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Helebore Seed Head

Helebores have been flowering for a while now and seed is beginning to set. I decided to try and capture the shape of the seed pods before they ripen. As there is not a lot […]

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Hydrangea petiolaris flowers

Dead flowers of Hydrangea petiolaris, a plant portrait by Marius Grose.

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Anemone coronaria

I found this anemone at a garden centre and fell in love with it. Something about the mauve streaks in the white petals is really appealing. I wanted to get a painterly quality to the […]

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Californian Poppy Leaves

I grew some Californian poppies last summer but they didn’t do very well, possibly because of the very hot summer. As the winter was so mild they survived unprotected in a pot. I noticed some […]

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