bush violet


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Noun1.bush violet - any of several herbs of the genus Browallia cultivated for their blue or violet or white flowers
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Browallia - small genus of tropical South American annuals
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ALTHOUGH the Bush Violet (Browallia speciosa), which comes from tropical South America, is a perennial, in this country it is normally treated as an annual for flowering indoors during the winter, or outside as a half-hardy bedding or container plant in the summer.
Conversely, when the lover gathers violets in 'A Bunch of Bush Violets,' it is the 'I' of the poem who bends over their perfumed 'breath.