Definition of water violet in English:

water violet

Line breaks: water vio¦let

noun

An aquatic plant of the primrose family, with lilac flowers and finely divided submerged leaves.
  • Hottonia palustris, family Primulaceae
More example sentences
  • You should buy a good mixture of native pond plants such as water violets and marsh marigolds which both thrive in ponds.
  • While the foliage of water violet is attractive, the real attraction to this pond plant are the tall stalks of flowers that appear in summer.
  • In fact, there are about six kinds of aquatic plants that can be raised in a pond, such as water violets and water hyacinths.

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