Campanula pusilla ‘Fairy’s Thimble’ Framed Vintage Floral Botanical Print


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Presenting an original vintage botanical print by Elsa M. Felsko, renowned for lifelike depictions of flowers and plants, capturing the intricate beauty of nature with remarkable precision. Each print is professionally framed in an elegant gold frame and floated on a lush green mat.

Print size: 9.5 x 6.5 in (24 x 16.5 cm)

Frame size: 18 x 15 in (45 x 38 cm)

Fairy’s Thimble, Campanula pusilla or cochlearifolia, ia a delightful perennial known for its dainty clusters of nodding, bell-shaped blue flowers. Despite its petite size, reaching only up to 2 inches in length (5 cm), this charming bellflower blooms generously from late spring to mid-summer, adding a touch of whimsy to any garden.

Erect, wiry stems adorned with these delicate blooms rise above compact clumps of small, rounded bright green leaves, creating a picturesque scene reminiscent of a fairytale garden, that complements rather than overwhelms its surroundings. Whether allowed to meander through rock gardens, cascade over walls, or thrive in crevices, the Fairy’s Thimble brings a sense of wonder wherever it grows.

Native to the Pyrenees, Alps, French Massif Central, and Carpathian Mountains of Central Europe, Campanula cochlearifolia thrives in its natural habitat of limestone-rich soils. Its resilience and beauty have earned it the prestigious Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit, a testament to its exceptional qualities.

Embrace the delicate allure of the Fairy’s Thimble, a symbol of natural grace and charm. Let its ethereal blooms transport you to a world of enchantment and delight as you cultivate this captivating perennial in your garden.

Felsko’s dedication to both artistic excellence and scientific accuracy makes her work coveted by botanical enthusiasts, interior decorators, or anyone seeking to infuse their space with the beauty of nature. Each print measures approximately 24 x 16.5 cm (9.5 x 6.5 in), and is framed with generous matting adding depth and dimension to the artwork. with an overall frame size of 18 x 15 inches (approximately 45 x 38 cm.)

Elsa Maria Felsko-Schülke (1908 Berlin – 1987 Berlin) was a famed German flower painter and botanist. She studied graphics and design at the Textile School in Berlin, and studied botanical illustration at the University of Göttingen under the botanist Robert Pilger. She initially worked as a botanical illustrator at the University of Göttingen and later for Robert Pilger at the Botanical Museum in Berlin-Dahlem.

This is an original vintage print, not a copy or reproduction. Please note all sales are final!