Publisher description for 100 flowers and how they got their names / Diana Wells ; illustrated by Ippy Patterson.
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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.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Flowers -- Nomenclature (Popular)
Plant names, Popular.
Flowers -- Folklore.