Follow the journey of world-renowned plant hunter and illustrator Chris Thorogood, who has painted his way around the globe, depicting the world’s weirdest and wildest rare plants. His travels span from the driest deserts of the Middle East to the misty mountains of tropical Borneo. The plant kingdom is replete with intriguing forms and structures that have long inspired botanical illustrators. Thorogood recounts the challenges of his adventures, and how he has sought to conjure up these botanical curiosities in oil on canvas.
Take home a signed copy of Weird Plants by Chris Thorogood and your very own Nepenthes to continue your appreciation for the carnivorous plants.
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