Viola Flowers

2Viola flowers (also known as Pansies) are a wonderful addition to our garden. These tough little customers add color and style!

According to Wikipedia, a German fable tells how the Pansy lost its perfume…

“Originally pansies would have been very fragrant, growing wild in fields and forests. It was said that people would trample the grass completely in eagerness to pick pansies. Unfortunately, the people’s cows were starving due to the ruined fields, so the pansy prayed to give up her perfume. Her prayer was answered, and without her perfumed scent, the fields grew tall, and the cows grew fat on the fresh green grass.”

 

 

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