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Usually, bluets. Also called innocence, Quaker-ladies. any of several North American plants of the genus Houstonia (or Hedyotis), of the madder family, especially H. caerulea, a low-growing plant having four-petaled blue and white flowers.
any of various other plants having blue flowers.
Historical Examples

The Fairy Book Dinah Maria Mulock (AKA Miss Mulock)
The Little Lame Prince Miss Mulock–Pseudonym of Maria Dinah Craik
The Little Lame Prince Miss Mulock–Pseudonym of Maria Dinah Craik

a North American rubiaceous plant, Houstonia caerulea, with small four-petalled blue flowers


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