Herb: Water Violet


Latin name: Hottonia palustris


Family: Primulaceae (Primrose Family)



Medicinal use of Water Violet:

The plant is used in Bach flower remedies - the keywords for prescribing it are "Pride" and "Aloofness".

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Perennial


Height:
90 cm
(2 feet)

Flovering:
May to
June


Scent:
Scented
Perennial

Habitat of the herb:

Ponds and ditches.

Propagation of Water Violet:

Seed - sow spring in pots of soil standing in water and only just cover the seed. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer. Division or cuttings in the spring. Just throw them into the water or place them into the submerged marginal mud.

Cultivation of the herb:

Ponds and ditches.

Known hazards of Hottonia palustris:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.