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Viola spp.

Common Name(s):
Violet
Category:
Perennials
Comment:

Violets are delicate favorites in spring. Many species, hybrids and cultivars exist, including Pansy and Johnny-jump-up. Viola labradorica is native to cold northern areas, but it grows surprisingly well in the south, with deep purplish green leaves and lavender colored flowers.

Season:
spring
Height:
4-8 in.
Flower Color:
violet, white, blue
Hardiness:
USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9
Propagation:
offsets, division, seed
Exposure:
partial to full shade, full sun
Soil:
moist, well-drained
Regions:
Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain
Origin:
North America, Europe, hybrid origin

NCCES plant id: 790

Viola spp. Viola spp.