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
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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