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Jean Galbraith (28 March 1906-2 January 1999) was an Australian botanist, gardener, writer of children's books and poet.
Total Books: 4
Jean was born at Tyers, Gippsland, and remained there. The family's sprawling native garden at their cottage "Dunedin" formed the backdrop to her first articles on growing native flowers.
She was counted an "important and influential woman gardener". and "natural successor" to Edna Walling.
Jean Galbraith used the pseudonym "Correa" for her early works. Jean first started writing at the age of 19, and was widely published from the age of 26. For 50 years she contributed monthly to two magazines, The Garden Lover and the Victorian Naturalist, as well as occasional articles for The Age.
The species Prostanthera galbraithiae was named for Jean Galbraith as co-discover of the species and advocate for its protection. She was recipient of the 1970 Australian Natural History Medallion
In addition to poetry Jean Galbraith also wrote the lyrics for hymns, such as "O christ our Lord whose beauty" "She held a deep Christian (Christadelphian) faith which sustained her at all times".