Sunday, July 04, 2010

flower symbolism for the violet

Flower symbolism for the violet;
  • The flower symbolism associated with violets is modesty, virtue, affection, watchfulness, faithfulness, love and let's take a chance on happiness.
  • When newly opened, viola or violet flowers may be used to decorate salads or in stuffing for poultry or fish. Souffl├ęs, cream and similar desserts can be flavored with essence of violet flowers.

  • The English name is derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin viola, meaning "violet color" or "violet flower."

(Taken from "Flower Symbols and Meanings". You can read more about other flowers by clicking HERE.)