Autumn crocus (Colchicum autumnale): flowering plant, leaves and floral segments. Coloured etching, c. 1836.
- Miller, Philip, 1691-1771.
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Philip Miller was the gardener at the Chelsea Physic Garden. During his tenure, he helped to develop the garden into one of world class renown. His work as a botanist earned him election to membership of the Royal Society and to a number of Europe's leading botanical societies. As the plant collections grew so too did the published works of Miller, notably The gardener's dictionary, first issued in 1731
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