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'A flower is not a flower alone; A thousand thoughts invest it' All over the world, flowers are an integral part of human culture whether it is the perfect table centre for a wedding, a beautiful bouquet for a birthday, a message of thanks, or to pay one's respect at a funeral. But, while everyone knows that red roses signify love, few may realise that an entire language of flowers exists with every bloom, folliage and plant having a particular emotion attached, be it hazel for reconcilliation, wisteria for welcome or ivy for fidelity. This unique language was created by the romantic early Victorians who carefully planned every bouquet and posy so as to deliver a desired message.
Publication date: 07/10/2011
Publisher: Macmillan an imprint of Pan Macmillan
|Publication date:||7th October 2011|
|Author:||Mandy Kirkby, Vanessa Diffenbaugh|
|Publisher:||Macmillan an imprint of Pan Macmillan|
|Genres:||Home & Garden, The Real World,|
|Categories:||Trees, wildflowers & plants, Gift books,|
Mandy Kirkby is an editor and flower enthusiast. Vanessa Diffenbaugh is the writer of the internationally bestselling novel The Language of Flowers.More About Mandy Kirkby, Vanessa Diffenbaugh