The Wisdom of Flowers: Essential Life Lessons for Joy and Wellbeing (Hardcover)
Taking sixty of the world’s most amazing flowers and flowering plants, including the corpse flower from Indonesia, the bat-face cuphea and the chocolate cosmos flower from Mexico, the Pohutukawa tree from New Zealand, the lipstick tree and the giant water lily from South America, the voodoo lily from the Mediterranean, the lesser-known plum blossom and the skeleton flower from Japan, and not forgetting the beautiful jade vine from the Philippines, this book will share their unique symbolism and the characteristics and strengths that allow them to thrive, inspiring us to follow their example and make the most of every moment.
Liz Marvin is a writer and editor. She has written Be More Tree, The Secret Lives of Animals, Dog Speak and The Windowsill Gardener for Michael O’Mara Books. She is a wildflower enthusiast and lives by the sea on the south coast of England.
Rosie Dore is an illustrator and surface pattern designer based in Kent (UK), where she keeps bees and attempts to manage her ever-growing house plant collection. Guided by her love of wildlife and nature, she seeks to capture moments of connectivity to the natural world through detailed, textural and colourful illustration. To view more of her work, you can visit her website at www.rosiedore.com