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see violetviolet,
common name for some members of the Violaceae, a family of chiefly perennial herbs (and sometimes shrubs, small trees, or climbers) found on all continents. Violets, including the genus Viola
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Now and then I get glimpses of its truth, as with the Johnny-jump-ups.
The youngsters each filled two six-packs with fertilized potting soil, then planted seeds in each container, watered them and inserted identifying markers to label them as tomatoes, lettuce, Johnny-jump-ups, cosmos, marigolds and sweet peas - all under the eye of Tina Rovito Bemis, co-owner of Bemis Farms.
Nasturtiums and Johnny-jump-ups are often available at upscale grocery stores.
Go nose-to-nose with goats and their babies in the pasture, inhale the fresh sweetness as you milk a goat, and watch artisans decorate a cheese button with Johnny-jump-ups and calendula petals from the garden.
Purple-flowered Johnny-jump-ups fill three of them; the fourth one holds coleus, whose chartreuse leaves are veined with dark purple.
Buttercups and Johnny-jump-ups flanked the trail, and goldfinches twittered from sprawling valley oaks.
Here, irises and gladiolus are underplanted with Johnny-jump-ups and marigolds.
drummondii), bachelor's buttons, calendulas, California desert bluebells (Phacelia campanularia), California poppies, clarkias, Johnny-jump-ups, larkspurs, love-in-a-mist (Nigella damascena), moss roses, Shirley poppies, snapdragons, sweet alyssums, and wallflowers.