[ UK /hˈɑːtsiːs/ ]
  1. common Old World viola with creamy often violet-tinged flowers
  2. violet of Pacific coast of North America having white petals tinged with yellow and deep violet
  3. a common and long cultivated European herb from which most common garden pansies are derived
  4. the absence of mental stress or anxiety
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How To Use heartsease In A Sentence

  • On the left upright a dove with olive branch, alluding to the Noah story, is enclosed in a trefoil representing the Holy Trinity, and on the right, in a cruciform shape, is a pansy, or heartsease, traditionally the flower of the Trinity.
  • Two you don't often see on the table are pretty heartsease that will flower from midspring to late autumn, and the blue-flowered borage, easy to grow as well as selfseeding.
  • Oh, is there any heartsease left, or any rosemary? The Verse-Book of a Homely Woman
  • In A Midsummer Night's Dream it is the juice from heartsease that Oberon squeezes into Titania's eyes to make her fall in love with Bottom disguised as an ass.
  • My favourite, by far, is the pretty wild cornfield weed, Viola tricolor or heartsease, and the more you pick, the more it flowers.
  • Large-flowered modern varieties are the result of hybridising the wild pansy, viola tricolor, also known as love-in-idleness, kiss-me-quick and heartsease.
  • I have, also, reason to believe that humble-bees are indispensableto the fertilisation of the heartsease (Violatricolor), for other beesfo not visit this flower. The Spectator's take on Darwin, 1882
  • Hadria carried still the drooping yellow heartsease that the little girl had given her. The Daughters of Danaus
  • Modern violas and pansies are hybrids of the old-fashioned heartsease Viola tricolor, itself a fitting reminder of this romantic month of the year.
  • Straying further, my eye was attracted by the sight of some heartsease that peeped through the rocks. Letters written during a short residence in Sweden, Norway and Denmark
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