Definition of Garden violet

1. Noun. European violet typically having purple to white flowers; widely naturalized.

Exact synonyms: English Violet, Sweet Violet, Viola Odorata
Generic synonyms: Violet



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garden Violet

garden rake
garden rhubarb
garden rocket
garden roller
garden shears
garden snail
garden sorrel
garden spade
garden spider
garden strawberry
garden symphilid
garden tool
garden trowel
garden truck
garden variety
garden violet (current term)
garden webworm
gardened
gardener
gardener's delight
gardener's garters
gardeners
gardenful
gardenfuls
gardenhood
gardenhose
gardenia
gardenias
gardening
gardening leave

Literary usage of Garden violet

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1. The Child's Botany by Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1831)
"Besides the garden violet, there are many wild violets in all our fields. We find them early in the spring. Of these, the most common are the yellow violet, ..."

2. The Well-considered Garden by Francis King, Louisa Yeomans King (1915)
"Violet stands for the dark garden violet, and I always think of the grand color of Iris reticulata as an example of a rich violet- purple. ..."

3. The Garden: An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches by Esther Baldwin York (1906)
"FLOWER GARDEN. VIOLET PLANTS DISEASED (Mrs. JT).— Your Violet plants are badly infested with red spider, and appear aleo to have suffered from dryness at ..."

4. Eliza Cook's journal by Eliza Cook (1853)
"... faee radiant with fondness, eame ont into the garden. Violet sprang to meet her, and pressed her in her arms. ..."

5. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1811)
"/3 Viola tricolor hortensis repens. Bank. piw. 199. , Three-colour'd garden Violet. Nat. of Britain. Fl. May—September. ..."

6. Wood and Garden: Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working by Gertrude Jekyll (1904)
"... an inclination to grey ; it is a useful word, because the whole colour of the flower spike varies so little. Violet stands for the dark garden violet, ..."

7. The American Journal of Science, & C (1818)
"12. Elm in full flower. Leaves of the meadow violet beginning to expand. 13. garden violet (V. tricolor) in flower. 14. Field strawberries in full flower. ..."

8. The Child's Botany by Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1831)
"Besides the garden violet, there are many wild violets in all our fields. We find them early in the spring. Of these, the most common are the yellow violet, ..."

9. The Well-considered Garden by Francis King, Louisa Yeomans King (1915)
"Violet stands for the dark garden violet, and I always think of the grand color of Iris reticulata as an example of a rich violet- purple. ..."

10. The Garden: An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches by Esther Baldwin York (1906)
"FLOWER GARDEN. VIOLET PLANTS DISEASED (Mrs. JT).— Your Violet plants are badly infested with red spider, and appear aleo to have suffered from dryness at ..."

11. Eliza Cook's journal by Eliza Cook (1853)
"... faee radiant with fondness, eame ont into the garden. Violet sprang to meet her, and pressed her in her arms. ..."

12. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1811)
"/3 Viola tricolor hortensis repens. Bank. piw. 199. , Three-colour'd garden Violet. Nat. of Britain. Fl. May—September. ..."

13. Wood and Garden: Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working by Gertrude Jekyll (1904)
"... an inclination to grey ; it is a useful word, because the whole colour of the flower spike varies so little. Violet stands for the dark garden violet, ..."

14. The American Journal of Science, & C (1818)
"12. Elm in full flower. Leaves of the meadow violet beginning to expand. 13. garden violet (V. tricolor) in flower. 14. Field strawberries in full flower. ..."

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