‘People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.’ IRIS MURDOCH
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HALF-TITLE PAGE Astrantia major 'Elmblut' FRONTISPIECE Anemone x hybrida 'Hadspen Abundance', Panicum virginatum 'Shenandoah', Sanguisorba officinalis 'Red Buttons' TITLE PAGE Allium sphaerocephalon RIGHT Geranium 'Brookside', Salvia nemorosa 'Amethyst', Rudbeckia occidentalis, Stipa tenuissima