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|
|Publisher||:||Algonquin Books - 1997-01-02|