Definition of water violet in English:

water violet

Line breaks: water vio¦let


  • 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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