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Background imageMalby Collection: Tropaeolum Speciosum (Flame Flower)

Tropaeolum Speciosum (Flame Flower), a semi-hardy perennial nasturtium climbing plant of the Tropaeolaceae family, with crimson red flowers

Background imageMalby Collection: Gardens at Gravetye Manor, near East Grinstead, Sussex

Gardens at Gravetye Manor, near East Grinstead, Sussex
View of the gardens at Gravetye Manor, near East Grinstead, West Sussex, showing daffodils growing in the foreground, and the Elizabethan manor house in the background

Background imageMalby Collection: Four boys in a street in the East End of London

Four boys in a street in the East End of London
Four boys walking along a street in the East End of London, passing the premises of the East End News. Two of them have bare feet. Two are wearing hoods, though it doesn t appear to be raining

Background imageMalby Collection: Hamemalis Mollis (Witch Hazel)

Hamemalis Mollis (Witch Hazel)
Hamemalis (or Hamamelis) Mollis (Witch Hazel), a large shrub or small tree of the Hamamelidaceae family, native to areas of China

Background imageMalby Collection: Connaught Gardens at Sidmouth, East Devon

Connaught Gardens at Sidmouth, East Devon
View of Connaught Gardens at Sidmouth, East Devon, with an array of flowers in flowerbeds, with trees in the background. The gardens were named after the Duke of Connaught

Background imageMalby Collection: Rosa Banksiae Lutea (Lady Banks Rose)

Rosa Banksiae Lutea (Lady Banks Rose), of the Rosaceae family, native to China. It has white or pale yellow flowers. Lady Banks, after whom this rose was named

Background imageMalby Collection: Kerria Japonica (Japanese Yellow Rose)

Kerria Japonica (Japanese Yellow Rose), a shrub of the Rosaceae family with bright yellow flowers, native to China, Japan and Korea

Background imageMalby Collection: Cattleya Trianae Mrs Phillips

Cattleya Trianae Mrs Phillips, also known as Flor de Mayo (May Flower) or Christmas Orchid (Orchidaceae family), with pink, purple and yellow colouring

Background imageMalby Collection: Tewin Water House and Tewin Water, Hertfordshire

Tewin Water House and Tewin Water, Hertfordshire
View of Tewin Water House and Tewin Water, at Digswell, Hertfordshire, with a host of golden daffodils in the foreground. The house was built in the 17th century

Background imageMalby Collection: Compton Acres Gardens at Canford Cliffs, near Poole, Dorset

Compton Acres Gardens at Canford Cliffs, near Poole, Dorset
View of Compton Acres Gardens in the village of Canford Cliffs, near Poole, Dorset. Bright pink flowers can be seen through an archway with a wrought iron gate

Background imageMalby Collection: Rosa Padre

Rosa Padre, a hybrid tea rose of the Rosaceae family. Seen here in close-up, showing two bright pink flowers and a bud

Background imageMalby Collection: Clematis Montana Rubens

Clematis Montana Rubens, a hardy climbing plant of the buttercup family Ranunculaceae, with pink flowers. Seen here growing up the side of a house

Background imageMalby Collection: Garden of Mounton House, Chepstow, Gwent, Wales

Garden of Mounton House, Chepstow, Gwent, Wales
A view of the garden of Mounton House in Chepstow, Gwent, Wales, with different coloured tulips in separate flowerbeds

Background imageMalby Collection: Reginald Malby, photographer

Reginald Malby, photographer
Reginald Malby (1882-1924), official photographer to the Royal Horticultural Society. Seen here in a head and shoulders portrait with a pipe in his mouth

Background imageMalby Collection: Reginald Malby working in his garden

Reginald Malby working in his garden
Reginald Malby (1882-1924), official photographer to the Royal Horticultural Society, working in his garden

Background imageMalby Collection: Old farmhouse, Bassetts Mill, Cowden, Kent

Old farmhouse, Bassetts Mill, Cowden, Kent
View of an old farmhouse at Bassetts Mill in the village of Cowden, near Edenbridge, Kent

Background imageMalby Collection: Prunus (Flowering Cherry Tree) in blossom

Prunus (Flowering Cherry Tree) in blossom
Prunus (Flowering Cherry Tree), laden with bright pink blossom

Background imageMalby Collection: Iris Bruno (Tall Bearded Iris)

Iris Bruno (Tall Bearded Iris), a flowering perennial of the Iridaceae family, with gold, purple and brown colouring. A close-up of the head in full flower

Background imageMalby Collection: Gardens at Tewin, Hertfordshire

Gardens at Tewin, Hertfordshire
View of gardens at the village of Tewin, near Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, showing many shades of tulips growing in an open, grassy area

Background imageMalby Collection: Shortia Galacifolia (Oconee Bells, Acony Bell)

Shortia Galacifolia (Oconee Bells, Acony Bell), a rare American wildflower of the Diapensiaceae family. It has white flowers. Seen here growing in a plant pot

Background imageMalby Collection: Dunira, Perthshire, Scotland

Dunira, Perthshire, Scotland
A lovely view of Dunira in Perthshire, Scotland, showing trees and a heather-covered hill from across a stretch of water

Background imageMalby Collection: Hall of the Royal Horticultural Society, London

Hall of the Royal Horticultural Society, London
View from the balcony of the Lawrence Hall of the Royal Horticultural Society, Central London, with an exhibition taking place

Background imageMalby Collection: Open gateway into an Italian garden

Open gateway into an Italian garden
An open gateway into an Italian garden. The statue of a boy is framed inside the archway

Background imageMalby Collection: A Charles Wells Public House

A Charles Wells Public House, in an unidentified location. This brewery company, based in Bedfordshire, is still in existence today, with over 200 pubs to its name

Background imageMalby Collection: Reginald Malby with a giant camera in his garden

Reginald Malby with a giant camera in his garden
Reginald Malby (1882-1924), official photographer to the Royal Horticultural Society, using a giant camera in his garden at Woodford, Essex

Background imageMalby Collection: Malby family group photo

Malby family group photo
Members of the Malby family (four adults and a child) pose for a group photo in a garden. On the far left is Reginald Malby (1882-1924), official photographer to the Royal Horticultural Society

Background imageMalby Collection: Primula Juliae (Juliana Primrose)

Primula Juliae (Juliana Primrose), a flowering plant of the Primulaceae family, named after the person who discovered it in April 1900 in the Caucasus Mountains of south west Russia

Background imageMalby Collection: Iris Reticulata and Crocus Chrysanthus

Iris Reticulata and Crocus Chrysanthus
Two spring flowers growing alongside each other. The Iris Reticulata (left), an early flowering hardy perennial of the Iridaceae family, with purple flowers

Background imageMalby Collection: Garden and house, Paddockhurst, West Sussex

Garden and house, Paddockhurst, West Sussex
View of the garden and house at Paddockhurst, near Selsfield Common, West Sussex. The house dates from the 17th century, and is now used as a school

Background imageMalby Collection: Walled garden, Great Maytham Hall, near Rolvenden, Kent

Walled garden, Great Maytham Hall, near Rolvenden, Kent
View of the walled garden at the back of Great Maytham Hall, a Grade II listed country house near Rolvenden, Kent. It was the inspiration for the childrens classic, The Secret Garden

Background imageMalby Collection: Eleanor Malby, wife of Reginald Malby, photographer

Eleanor Malby, wife of Reginald Malby, photographer
Eleanor Malby (1886-1956), wife of Reginald Malby, official photographer to the Royal Horticultural Society, seen here as a young Edwardian woman with a baby

Background imageMalby Collection: Rosa Betty Uprichard

Rosa Betty Uprichard, a variety of large-flowered rose of the Rosaceae family with salmon pink flowers. Seen here in close-up are three partially opened flowers

Background imageMalby Collection: Rosa Moyesii (Geranium Rose)

Rosa Moyesii (Geranium Rose), a large shrub rose of the Rosaceae family. Seen here with bright red hips

Background imageMalby Collection: Dryas Drummondii (Drummonds mountain-avens)

Dryas Drummondii (Drummonds mountain-avens), a flowering perennial of the Rosaceae family, with yellow flowers. It is a wild plant, native to North America

Background imageMalby Collection: Primula Auricula (Bears Ear Primrose)

Primula Auricula (Bears Ear Primrose), a flowering plant of the Primulaceae family with yellow flowers. It grows on rocks in mountain ranges of Central Europe

Background imageMalby Collection: Cornflower (Dwarf) Jubilee Gem, Centaurea Cyanus

Cornflower (Dwarf) Jubilee Gem, Centaurea Cyanus
Cornflower (Dwarf), Jubilee Gem, Centaurea Cyanus, an annual flowering plant of the Asteraceae family. The flowers are a dazzling blue

Background imageMalby Collection: Umbilicus Chrysanthus (Cotyledon Chrysantha)

Umbilicus Chrysanthus (Cotyledon Chrysantha), also known as Venus Navel, Venusnabel and Nabelkraut, a perennial flowering plant of Crassulaceae (stonecrop) family

Background imageMalby Collection: Gentiana Verna (Spring Gentian)

Gentiana Verna (Spring Gentian), a perennial plant of the Gentianaceae family. The flowers are a vivid blue

Background imageMalby Collection: Cistus Purpureus (Orchid Rock Rose)

Cistus Purpureus (Orchid Rock Rose)

Background imageMalby Collection: Echinopsis Multiplex

Echinopsis Multiplex, a succulent plant of the Cactaceae (cactus) family. The name derives from echinos, meaning hedgehog or sea urchin, and opsis, referring to the plants dense covering of spines

Background imageMalby Collection: Sedum Turkestanicum (Sedum Ewersii)

Sedum Turkestanicum (Sedum Ewersii) of the Crassulaceae family. Seen here in the frost, with seed pods visible

Background imageMalby Collection: Godetia Grandiflora Sybil Sherwood

Godetia Grandiflora Sybil Sherwood
A close-up of the bright pink flowers of the Godetia (Farewell to Spring, Clarkia Amoena) Grandiflora Sybil Sherwood, a hardy annual of the Onagraceae family

Background imageMalby Collection: Clematis Nelly Moser

Clematis Nelly Moser, a hardy climbing plant of the buttercup family Ranunculaceae (Languinosa Group), with flowers in two shades of pink

Background imageMalby Collection: Aldenham House Gardens, Hertfordshire, in the snow

Aldenham House Gardens, Hertfordshire, in the snow
A view of Aldenham House Gardens, near Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, with a scattering of snow. An ivy-covered bridge can be seen, crossing some water

Background imageMalby Collection: Heather at Gravetye Manor, near East Grinstead, Sussex

Heather at Gravetye Manor, near East Grinstead, Sussex
View of the gardens at Gravetye Manor, near East Grinstead, West Sussex, showing heather growing near trees. The gardens were developed by William Robinson

Background imageMalby Collection: Gardens at Aldenham House, Hertfordshire

Gardens at Aldenham House, Hertfordshire
View of the gardens at Aldenham House, near Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, with pink and white rhododendrons (a flowering plant of the Ericaceae family), growing on either side of a grassy pathway

Background imageMalby Collection: Sunken garden, St Catherines Court, near Bath

Sunken garden, St Catherines Court, near Bath
A view of the sunken garden at St Catherines Court, a Grade I listed Tudor manor house near Bath. Seen here is a small octagonal pond, with paving around it

Background imageMalby Collection: Fountain and Wisteria at Paddockhurst, West Sussex

Fountain and Wisteria at Paddockhurst, West Sussex
View of a fountain in the garden at Paddockhurst, near Selsfield Common, West Sussex. The house dates from the 17th century, and is now used as a school



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