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.