100 Flowers and How They Got Their Names

100 Flowers and How They Got Their Names

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Illustrations by Ippy Patterson. From Baby Blue Eyes to Silver Bells, from Abelia to Zinnia, every flower tells a story. Gardening writer Diana Wells knows them all. Here she presents one hundred well-known garden favorites and the not-so-well-known stories behind their names. Not for gardeners only, this is a book for anyone interested not just in the blossoms, but in the roots, too.He was the instigator and bouquets of dried flowers patron of a great era of botanical exploration and sent Francis Masson, ... The everlasting flower was popular with the silk flowers in Victorians to make fireplace screens and otherwiseanbsp;...

Title:100 Flowers and How They Got Their Names
Author:Diana Wells
Publisher:Algonquin Books - 1997-01-02


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