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sweet violet

indicates a modest temperament. [Flower Symbol-ism: Flora Symbolica, 178]
See: Modesty
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It is named the "English violet", "garden violet" and "sweet violet".
The scent is rather like sweet violets but its real value is in its ability to fix other scents.
* I made jelly from sweet violets over the weekend.
'Our desserts are decorated with sweet violets, forget-me-nots and comfrey and we use chive flowers in the salads, all of which are edible.'
Nasturtiums are highly-rated too, and you may also try white clover and sweet violets.
Waverly is offering its ten best-selling shower curtain patterns such as Pleasant Valley, English Ivy and Sweet Violets. Rendezvous Vintage, Asheville Vintage and Lookout Mountain are all carried into the bathroom.
Sweet violets prefer moist, rich soil, and adapt well to cool spots that get some shade during the hottest part of the day.