The Flowers of Evil by Helen Malone. 2006. Quarter circle book. Eight circular folded pages containing Baudelaire's text of 'The Flowers of Evil' (Les Fleurs du Mal) written expressively in walnut ink. 8 cm x 8 cm x 2.5 cm. Edition of 5.
Aster ~ Aster is the September birth flower. In ancient times, it was believed that burning aster leaves would drive away evil snakes. Asters have a flower meaning of patience and dantiness. Aster is Latin for star which is referring to the flower's star shape. Aster is closely related to the Chrysanthemum. The aster is considered the other classic autumn flower besides the chyrsanthemum.