Home Backstamps &
Information
Gallery
1 2 3 4 R
Forums Motifs

Steve McKay's
Page

Links

 

 Welcome to the
 Botanic Garden
Motifs Page

1972 - Present
Page 2

*Click on the picture to enlarge.
 

 
 
 10 inch Dinner Plates 1973
*First Released Motifs*
 
Venus's Fly Trap/Dionaea Muscipula

*Mexican Lily/Amaryllis Reinae-rare find-limited release
 

Blue Passion Flower/Passiflora Caerulea

Yellow Crown Imperial/Fritillaria

Manchineel Tree/Hippomane Mancinella

African Daisy/Artotis Grandiflora
*This was the very first released African Daisy
A very rare find



African Daisy more commonly seen in 1972/3


*Mexican Lily's Butterflies changed in 1985?

 


 


*Mexican Lily's Butterflies changed again in 1993

 

*Replacement  Motifs*
10 inch Dinner Plates

Virgin's Bower/Clematis Florida
Replaces Venus's Fly Trap 1995

Flowered Chrysanthemum/
Chrysanthemum Coccineum
Replaces Mexican Lily in 1994

African Lily/Agapanthus
Replaces Blue Passion Flower in 2002

Christmas Rose/Helleborus Niger
Replaces Yellow Crown Imperial in 1984

*Honeysuckle/Lonicera
Pericylmenum
Replaces Manchineel Tree in 1983

*changed to yellow/pinks in 1994

Shrubby Peony/Paeonia Moutan
Replaces African Daisy in 1990

Lily Flowered Azalea/Rhododendrum Liliflorum
Replaces Honeysuckle in 1999

Magnolia Altissima/Asiatic Magnolia
Replaces Chrysanthemum in 2001
8 inch Side Plates and 13 inch Steak Plates 1973
*First Released Motifs*

Water Melon/ Cucurbita Citrullus

*Oriental Hyacinth/Hyacinthus Orientalis (white/green flower)

Woody Nightshade/
Solanum Dulcamara with odd blue bee

Red Peppers/Capsicum Rubrum

Dog Rose/Rosa Canina

Night Flowering Cereus/Cactus Grandiflorus

1980 Woody Nightshade's blue bee changed to moth

 

 
*Replacement Motifs*
8 inch Side Plates and 13 inch Steak Plates

Purple Rock Rose/Cistus Purpureus replaces Water Melon 1980

*1985 changed flowers to blue/white and butterflies changed

 


Sweet William/Dianthus B Borrbatus replaces Woody Nightshade 1994

Slender Columbine/Aquilegia Gracilis replaces Red Peppers 1984

Treasure Flower/Gazania Ringens replaces Night Flowering Cereus 1985
 
Garden Lilac/Syringa Vulgaris replaces Slender Columbine 1999
6 inch Bread and Butter Plates 1972
*First Released Motifs*

Daisy/Bellis Perennis

Aloe/Barbadoes Aloe

Trailing Bindweed/
Convolvulus

Citron/Citrus Medica

Spanish Gum Cistus/Cistaceae

1994 T. Bindweed's butterfly change

Meadow Saffron/Colchicum

 
*Replacement Motifs*
6 inch Bread and Butter Plates

Ivy Leaved Cyclamen/Cyclamen Repandum replaces Spanish Gum Cistus in 1985

Barbados Cotton Flower/Gossyplum Barbadense replaces 1976

Snowdrop and Crocus/Galanthus and Crocus replaces Citron in 1980

Blue Primrose/Primula Villosa replaces Snowdrop and Crocus in 1999

 

 

 

Small Narcissus/Narcissus Minimus replaces Meadow Saffron in 1995 
 


 *This site was made for Portmeirion fans to enjoy. We are in no way an expert on the subject but am happy to share what we’ve learned and share in conversation. Thanks for stopping by. If you have comments to improve this site they would be appreciated also. Portmeirion.tv is © 2002. All rights reserved. Please see our privacy statement

 Hit Counter visitors