Symbolism In Flower Arrangement Author:Ervin S. Ferry This book adds a new dimension to the increasingly popular hobby of flower arranging; for flower arrangements can be endowed with meaning as well as beauty of design. The Japanese have long been masters of symbolism as a part of artistic endeavor, and in other countries, too, special significance is given to floral components- branches, leaves a... more »nd flowers.
Symbolism in Flower Arrangements not only reflects the author's training in the classical schools of flower arrangement in Japan, but also his extensive and devoted research in flower lore throughout the world. Mr. Ferry explains the symbolic meaning of some 200 different plants. In addition he lists the plant materials and accessories that express in the language of flowers particular emotions and sentiments.
The book also contains many practical hints for flower arrangers.« less