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Floral Folklore

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Why do buttercups glow when held beneath your chin? Which blooms are called fairy phones? Why are foxgloves ominously referred to as ‘Deadman’s Bellows’? And what is the true meaning of a rose? Discover the fascinating folklore behind more than 40 plants, and learn how to benefit from their timeless wisdom in everyday life with a beautiful ritual. A fascinating exploration of our floral folk heritage, including the meanings and stories behind bay, mint, basil, lotus, tulips, orchids, and many more.

192 pages

Free shipping over £50
Hassle free returns
Eco friendly packaging
  • Free shipping over £50
  • Hassle free returns
  • Eco friendly packaging

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We actively scrutinise our supply chain, reduce our use of plastics in-store where possible and remove products with a limited lifecycle to further reduce our ecological impact.


All orders sent out from the Museum are packaged in FSC certified recycled plastic-free packaging and our single use bags instore are all made of recycled paper.


The Manchester Museum Shop is on a journey to be ‘people and planet friendly’. Our suppliers are carefully selected based on their sustainability credentials.