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The Language of Flowers: A Miscellany

by Mandy Kirkby, Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Home & Garden The Real World

The Language of Flowers: A Miscellany Synopsis

'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.

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ISBN: 9780230759633
Publication date: 07/10/2011
Publisher: Macmillan an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780230759633
Publication date: 7th October 2011
Author: Mandy Kirkby, Vanessa Diffenbaugh
Publisher: Macmillan an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 192 pages
Genres: Home & Garden, The Real World,
Categories: Trees, wildflowers & plants, Gift books,

About Mandy Kirkby, Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Mandy Kirkby is an editor and flower enthusiast.   Vanessa Diffenbaugh is the writer of the internationally bestselling novel The Language of Flowers.

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