Hairy vetch

Vicia villosa

Find this plant in Hortus Dijkspark.

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Hairy Vetch - You are in control The answer you planted into the eighth of thirty plant beds in the Dijksgracht park, part of the Twijfel Zaaien/Casting Doubts project. Latin name: Vicia Villosa Artist family: Romantic Colour: Purple

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In the book The Victorian Language of Flowers, this plant signifies "Success to You". In the 18th-19th century, it was offered to successful people related to art, to those people that were truly in search for recognition