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Violet: Meaning And Symbolism

February Birth Flowers And Their Meaning

Violets are happy little purple flowers that symbolize many different things. They are aptly named after their lovely violet color. Violets (violas) are in the family Violaceae and they can be found all over the world. These popular little flowers thrive in temperate climates and grow as native wildflowers. They are hardy and naturally resistant to deer and make an ideal perennial ground cover. Violets are good for growing in containers, borders, and flower beds. There are over 500 species categorized in the Violaceae family, with the purple blooming variety being the most well-known. Some viola species are more popular than others due to aesthetic reasons, while others are popular because of their fragrance or health benefits. Although some species are more popular...

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