Water Lilies

Water Lilies

and Bory Latour-Marliac, the Genius Behind Monet's Water Lilies

Hardback208pp Illustrated305x242mm

9781870673839     Product Code: 506277


Water lilies have had symbolic, decorative and practical significance for millennia, but it was only in the 19th century that Bory Latour-Marliac introduced colourful, hardy water lilies to Europe by creating new hybrids, and supplied the specimens for Monet’s garden that inspired 200 world-famous paintings. In this well illustrated volume garden historian Caroline Holmes records Latour-Marliac’s work, including a chapter on Monet’s garden, a short history of water lilies and their legacy, and advice on how to grow them.

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