From the album This Blue World

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Georgiana Molloy was the wife of Captain Molloy who was in charge of the 1830s settlement of Augusta, Western Australia. She developed a high level of floral botanical expertise in a new world of over 8000 kinds of flowers, taking this British gentlewoman's hobby far beyond the fashionable trend of the time.
The seeds she sent to Kew Gardens are still viable. She enlisted the help of local Aboriginal people to find new flowers to collect. Louisa guitar & vocal/Sean Diggins bass.

Lyrics

Woman of Botany by Louisa Wise

Georgiana Molloy gathers seeds and pods
Of trees and flowers of New Holland
Presses leaves and flowers with all due care
Thick bush tugging at her hair
Children tugging at her apron strings
She roams wild hills and valleys and bushland
In the heat and rain
This lovely woman of botany.

Her almond eyes and gentle ways
Impressed all those who met her
Yet sharp as a thorn stuck in her hand
She recognized her calling
I'll get this seed, send it back to England
For all the fine gardens of England
I'll send 10,000--10,000
I'll send seed without number.

Georgiana my love, come in for awhile
The heat is too great, the baby needs you
The risk is great, and who ever heard
Of a gentlewoman camped with Aborigines.
But they know this land
They show me where to find new flowers
Ever and ever, my heart delights in ever new flowers.

Georgiana gets on in a settlers camp
Finds her own beauty there
At Flinders Bay and the Blackwood River
Her heart delights in nature
So rich and rare as never was seen
She sees this treasure for what it is
And there for finding
This lovely woman of botany.

Her manner of death was common then
Her husband planted a seed
The birth of a child brought about her death
But not before she left her mark
An unseen mark
The man to whom she sent her seed in England
Took all the credit for her fine work in botany.

Georgiana my love, come in for awhile
The heat is too great, the baby needs you.
The risk is great, and who ever heard
Of a gentlewoman camped with Aborigines.
Ever and ever, my heart delights in ever new flowers
Ever and ever, my heart delights in ever new flowers.