What a charm there is about the common Dogtooth Violet; it is pretty everywhere, in borders, in the rock-garden, in all sorts of corners.
"Wood and Garden" by Gertrude Jekyll
Contemplative between their dark exotic leaves, dogtooth violets fill the light-flecked hollows.
"Minstrel Weather" by Marian Storm
Dogtooth Violet, 434, 437.
"Old-Time Gardens" by Alice Morse Earle