Flowerpaedia is a handy and engaging A-Z reference guide of over 1000 flowers, researched and compiled by botanical explorer Cheralyn Darcey. Readers will delight in understanding what each flower means--emotionally, spiritually, and symbolically--and the dictionary format allows people to search by the feeling or emotion they wish to convey or change. Expertly written with easy-to-understand insights, Flowerpaedia shares how we can work with a myriad of flowers to achieve balance, calm, or healing in our lives, homes, and gardens. Included is an index of each flower's precise botanical name for easy and exact identification.
Written for the enthusiastic gardener and anyone charmed by the beauty and energy of flowers, this guide to understanding and selecting the right flower for every occasion and meaning will be felt and enjoyed by all.
Cheralyn Darcey is an ethnobotanist, botanical history author, and environmental artist who has had a lifelong connection with the spiritual and healing properties of plants. Darcey has written eighteen internationally published botanical and gardening titles including Flowers of the Night Oracle, Australian Wildflower Reading Cards, Flower Reading Cards, Flowerpeadia, The Book of Flower Spells, The Book of Herb Spells, and Magickal Herb Oracle.
"This is an exceptionally well crafted book that will do well on the reference shelf."
— Art Lichtenstein, Booklist