From the back cover :
"Fleur McHarg is a florist in the true sense of the word. Here she shares her flower philosophy that when it comes to beauty you can't beat nature; however, you can learn to showcase it for breathtaking impact.
With notes on over 25 favorite flowers, from plump, blousy peonies to heavenly scented Daphne and the lush branches of the guelder rose, Fleur shows how to blend varieties and colors confidently to create stunning arrangements. The Flower Expert is both a practical guide and a meditation on the form, beauty and symbolism of flowers."