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November 12, 2008


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Nancy Bond

They are aptly named, for sure. They sure do look like velvet.


How rich and luscious!


I love these little guys! My first viola flower crush is Johnny Jump-ups with their little tricolor faces. But these are quickly becoming favorites, too. ...I've planted them in the sunnier bed and hope they do well! I would love for them to spread about! You've captured their velvet beautifully. gail


Such beautiful little flowers! As always, your pictures are stunning.


I just love Violas. These Nigras are a gorgeous dark velvet shade of purple! They would look great in your strawberry jar.


Velvet is a perfect description on these viloas. How wonderful to still have blloms in the garden.

Shady Gardener

What a great idea for "groundcover!" Little pansy seedlings. I wonder if I've ever seen such dark pansy flowers? Very pretty. :-)


What super nice pictures. You just want to touch its silkiness.


It's amazing how much the camera captured that velvet texture, isn't it Nancy? Like you could reach out and feel them.


The perfect adjectives Inadvertent Farmer!!!


oh, I love the johnny jump up's too Gail! I planted some this spring but they got smothered by the Ligularia. I should check on them and see if any remain. I bet your violas will be happy in their sunny bed at C&L. :-)


Thank you Darcy. You're the sweetest.


Thank you Racquel. and thanks for seeing the vision with me (of them in the strawberry jar). Maybe next year will be the year I make time to follow thru with that plan.


Oh Beckie, they are one of the VERY FEW blooms I have left. Any day there will be nothing so I treasure them even more!!!!


Thanks Shady Gardener ~ they do make a nice groundcover. The way they seed about, it doesn't take long to find them popping up everywhere.


Thank you Tina. I feel that way too ~ like you could touch them thru the computer screen.


These are one of my favourite flowers. Absolutely gorgeous pictures, as always :)


Thank you Amy!! I love violas too. So hardy and sweet.

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