Her flower painting are assured,delicate, precise and immaculate, with glowing colour tones.
Dr Shirley Sherwood, Author and Collector of Botanical Art
One of the best observers of fruit at the present day.
Dr Brent Elliot RHS Librarian and Archivist
This is the area in which she excels and achieves artistic brilliance and pomological accuracy with such felicitous results
Dr Joan Morgan, Chairman of the RHS Fruit Trials Committee
The strange name originates from the fleshy lump at the top of the fruit which is reputed to have the appearance of a thumb. The skin is a beautiful golden russet with a dark, almost purple flush and pale cinnamon coloured lenticels.