| [log in to unmask] said:
| I don't know about Celtic folklore, but certainly generations of
| British schoolchildren have been raised on stories about faeries
| and flowers. Alas, I can't recall any of the titles from the books
| of my own (American--but rather too heavily Brit-influenced:
You're talking here of course about _English_ culture and
literature, not British. "British" is either a geographical term
which *includes* Celtic nations, or else is the imperialial identity
of England masquerading as a common Universal brotherhood.
| the curse of English relations) childhood. I do recall, though,
| that foxglove was the flower most often associated with faeries
| in the stories I read/was read.
Such as your example of flowers and fairies illustrates.