Eastern Blue - Origins unknown.
Fragrant, deep blue-purple flowers.
- Originated in the U.S.A.
Interestingly, the name in Spanish means Elf.
Glowing crimson-purple flowers, with a neat upright
growth, outstanding fragrance.
Margaret Howard, Ariah Park,
Introduced by the Fragrant Garden Nursery, Erina, NSW,
Australia, and named in honour of the owners daughter by Mrs Howard. Soft lavender pink flowers and fragrant.
See, Elizabeth Bailes.
- Jean Burrows (Avon) UK.
One of the violets re-discovered by Jean Burrows on
the site of Geo Lee's old nursery at Clevedon.
Large violet flowers with distinctive white bases to the petals. Long-stemmed and vigorous flowers.
Introduced by Nathalie
Casbas, Villaudric, France.
Named after the owner of the Castle Stassoldo in
Large blue flowers.
Elegantissima - Carter.
Blue flowers which were not scented, could possibly
have been a development from 'Governor
- Jean Arnot, Windward Violet
Farm, Dawlish, ( Devon) UK
Named in honour of the mother of Roy Coombs (first
Chairman of the International Violet Association, and a noted amateur violet
historian) by Jean Arnot, the last owner of the world famous Windward Violet
Nursery in Devon, for all the help and advice he gave her during her time
there. Large white blooms which are
touched with indigo at the centre, and an orange eye, there is a faint perfume.
- See ' Kaiser Wilhelm
- Originating in the U.S.A.
Very large long stemmed purple blooms, extremely
fragrant and very prolific.
- Turner. 1897.
Pale blue flowers.
- Introduced by Armand
Millet, Bourg la Reine, France. 1893.
This cultivar was named after Jean Dybowski, a famous
explorer and expert on tropical Africa. Violet coloured flowers with a metallic
sheen, the petals are rounded and very firm, long stemmed. The leaves are up to
10 inches long. Sweetly-scented and
Giant - H. Cannell. Swanley (Kent)
Very large flowered blue.