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Language of Flowers

Time: October 25, 2013 from 2pm to 4pm
Location: Glades Road Library, Boca Raton
Event Type: lecture, discussion
Organized By: Mary Thurwachter
Latest Activity: Oct 21, 2013

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The Boca Raton Garden Club will be providing a presentation on the Language of Flowers at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25 at the Glades Road Library. Floriography, as it’s also called, was a secret language where people sent coded messages using specific flowers. The topic has seen a resurgence in popularity since Kate Middelton’s wedding to Prince William. Her bridal bouquet incorporated flowers which expressed her feelings for her Prince including, of course, the Sweet William flower which means gallantry.



This will be a fun PowerPoint presentation with tons of photographs dating back to Victorian times. We’ll also have examples of floral designs which demonstrate the meaning of flowers.

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