Friday, August 12, 2011

Say it with flowers: A new book revives the Victorian trend for bestowing meanings on our blooms

We may take our blooms as we see – or smell – them, but the Victorians devoted whole dictionaries to revealing their secret meanings.


Phil said...

Interesting - I have a copy of the Original Language of Flowers that belonged to my grandmother

Hermes said...

Thank you - great blog you have. I remember Kew when it was 1d.