A. Osborn was a Muggle and the author of Shrubs & Trees for the Garden, a book published by Ward Lock & Co., about floriculture and gardening.[4][5]

Behind the scenes

In real life, Arthur Osborn (fl. 1933) was also head of the arboretum at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew.[5]


Notes and references

  1. Based on the fact that the real Arthur Osborn worked in a profession separate from the Wizarding World
  2. 2.0 2.1 Based on the assumption that the in-universe A. Osborn was a Human male like his real world counterpart
  3. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
  4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 - see this image.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Shrubs and Trees for the Garden" at AbeBooks.co.uk
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