The Hidden Histories of Flowers: Fascinating Stories of Flora (Hardcover)

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It seems almost every year, I pick a book on flowers at some point. Here's this year's winner!

- Stacey

— From The Hidden Histories of Flowers (Staff Pick)


The Hidden Histories of Flowers reveals the captivating world of flowers.  

From the symbolism and meaning behind flowers and how these have evolved over time, to how humans interact with flowers based on cultural and geographical differences, to how flowers have been coveted for their medicinal aspects as well as for their visual merits, The Hidden Histories of Flowers showcases fascinating details of flowers and our relationship with them.  

If you find yourself wondering about the deeper meanings behind flowers and are keen to investigate their inner workings and place in history, The Hidden Histories of Flowers is the perfect place to begin your exploration.  

About the Author

Alice and Maddie Bailey quite literally hail from a London plant and flower dynasty – their grandfather was a Dutch flower merchant and nursery owner, and their mother the celebrated horticulturalist and author Fran Bailey – Maddie and Alice Bailey head up Forest London, a cult plant and homewares shop with two sites in South London, along with a flower shop. They are also authors of The Green Indoors and The Hidden Histories of Houseplants.  

Product Details
ISBN: 9781784886745
ISBN-10: 1784886742
Publisher: Hardie Grant
Publication Date: February 13th, 2024
Pages: 160
Language: English