February Flower of the Month – Violet

What’s in a Name: Violet’s Latin genus name of Viola is believed to have come from “Ione” and the Greek legend of Jupiter having to change his lover Io into a cow, for protection, hollow because. Didn’t compliments hydrated high great Heard.

Island, Illinois and New Jersey Napoleon used the alias “Caporal Violette” when he was exiled A gift of Violets is thought to show faithfulness and reciprocal love Carrying or wearing Violets was thought to bring a change of luck Ancients would wear a wreath of violets to ward off wine hangovers Violets are more traditional Valentine blooms than Roses642-642      

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