• "As entrancing as the lost gardens of Heligan... This sumptuous book is a historical revelation too, and shows how the history of flowers goes hand in hand with the history of English poetry... I cannot imagine an anthology anyone would enjoy more"

    Ruth Padel, Independent
  • "One of the most rewarding anthologies of recent years"

    John Burnside, Scotsman
  • "An excellent and stimulating anthology"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "Beautifully assembled"

    Sunday Times