Have you ever heard of a Confederate violet?

flower violet confederate

I’d never heard of such a thing until my 96 year old neighbor showed me her yard full of Confederate violets, named for the Blue and Gray. She’d never heard of it either until she moved to southern Maryland. I wonder what other names have been given to this crossbreed. Do you think there’s a Yankee violet?

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Carrie Staples

Author, illustrator of "The Yarn Animal Book", probably the only craft book with instructions for making such unique yarn animals as an orangutan, an ant eater, a llama and a star-nosed mole and "The Single Minded Prince, a fairy tale for all ages about a boy and a pirate captain who both misbehave. The books and a booklet series based on each different yarn craft topic covered in "The Yarn Animal Book" (pompoms and other really easy yarn crafts, knitting, crocheting, rya, needlepoint and embroidery), are available on Amazon and Kindle.

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