For centuries, artists and lovers have used the secret language of flowers, or floriography, to discreetly send overt messages of their desires and emotions. A simple flower could reveal a variety of hidden meanings, from a flirtatious 'I like you' to a serious declaration of everlasting love.
S. Theresa Diaz has compiled over 1,001 of your favorite flowers into this beautifully illustrated guide. Organized by both scientific and common names, each species contains fascinating and forgotten symbolic flower meanings from ancient Greek and Roman times to today.
- 256 pages
- Full color illustrations throughout