Feelings that could not be spoken could instead be expressed through blooms. Victorians sent bouquets to convey messages, especially secretive ones.
“The Small Celandine” Pansies, lilies, kingcups, daisies, Let them live upon their praises; Long as there are violets, They will have a place in story; There’s a flower that shall be mine, ‘Tis the little celandine. ~ William Wordsworth This lesser known harbinger of Spring was the famed poet Wordsworth's favorite flower. And truly, what's... Continue Reading →