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The language of flowers

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29 May 2022

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Before peach and eggplant emojis were a thing, live plants were used to communicate messages of attraction and friendship, particularly in the 19th century when the Victorians took it to the next level. Rachel Clare goes all Gilded Age and investigates the language of the flowers. Midway through my teenage years in the 1990s, I…...

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