It is possible that it is a florescence not merely of the author's genius, but of his sickness.
In the work of Sir Walter Scott this form of literature attained its florescence.
It was like a florescence of that dear belated creature whose mind had been awakened by his affection.
The sun's rays poured over it, and life blazed there in a florescence of health and beauty.
She was completing the appointed work; and motherliness, at last awakened within her, was blossoming in a florescence of love.
1793, from Modern Latin florescentia, from Latin florescentem (nominative florescens) "blooming," present participle of florescere "to begin to bloom," inceptive of florere "to blossom" (see flourish (v.)).