Bisexual women and lesbians used to give violets to women they were wooing, symbolizing their "Sapphic" desire. In a poem, Sappho described herself and a lover wearing garlands of violets. The giving of violets was popular from the 1910s to the 1950s.

Bisexual women and lesbians used to give violets to women they were wooing, symbolizing their "Sapphic" desire. In a poem, Sappho described herself and a lover wearing garlands of violets. The giving of violets was popular from the to the

How to Care for African Violets | African violets are an easy houseplant with bursts of color.

How to Care for African Violets

Potential plant for bottom of staircase with sun from skylight - African violets are an easy houseplant with bursts of color.

Купить Рисунок "Фиалки" акварель - фиалки, сиреневые цветы, лесные цветы, акварель, дикие фиалки

Купить Рисунок "Фиалки" акварель - фиалки, сиреневые цветы, лесные цветы, акварель, дикие фиалки

Violet bouquet. Reminds me of the bunch mom picked for me years ago. I have them dried and think of that Kodak memory of my heart. Love you Mom!

Violets- remind me of the posies we were given in church as children, to pass on to our Mother on Mother's Day Sunday~Kimberly

Common Blue Violet- Watchfulness, Faithfulness, I'll Always Be True

common blue violet(ailsa's birth flower & illinois state flower) My favorite flower ever, loved picking these as a child

Pretty pansies in tea cups

9 Cute Tea Cup Gardens

These are Violas or commonly called Johnny Jump Ups because they pop up in the most endearing places in the garden (non-invasive): flowers in a teacup, flowering cup, gardening, summer in your windowsill.

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Fabulous Ideas for Cake Decoration with Edible Flowers

Wild violets are the first sign of spring and are always a welcome sight. They are both edible and medicinal, and easy to forage for!

Foraging for Wild Violets

Wild violets are both edible and medicinal and come up in the late winter or early spring. Foraging for wild violets is easy as they grow almost everywhere!

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