Purple Coneflower

This is a small painting on canvas panel of a plant used by native Americans to treat burns, insect bites, tooth aches, throat infections, pain, coughs, stomach cramps, snake bites and wounds. Because of its healing properties, it has been researched by pharmaceutical companies. For further information about the painting, click here.

Golden Rod

This is an oil painting on canvas panel of a plant most of you know well as it grows in many states. It attracts butterflies, birds and insects and is well known for its healing properties. It has been used for muscle spasms, as a diuretic, for arthritis, eczema and for other illnesses. It does not cause seasonal allergies and is not poisonous. For more information, click here.

Wild Petunia

Wild Petunias (ruellia) are native wild flowers of South Carolina. Petunias are members of the nightshade family and are not to be eaten although petunias of the solonace family have both edible and poisonous members. This painting shows the beautiful colors of this plant. The painting is 10 x 8 on canvas panel. For more information, click here.

Yellow Jessamine

The Yellow Jessamine has also been called the Carolina Jessamine, the Trumpet Vine and the Evening Trumpet Flower. The vines can grow 20 feet tall and can be trained on arbors and trellises. Preparations from the root and rhizomes have been used for painkilling drugs, antispasmodic drugs and to treat eye ailments. Its essential oils from its highly aromatic flowers are used for making perfume and candles. For further information about this painting, click here.