General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 4 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Root
Pollinators: Various insects

Common names
  • Violet
  • Tachitsubo Sumire
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Viola grypoceras
  • Synonym: Viola canina var. japonica
  • Synonym: Viola coreana
  • Synonym: Viola grayi var. candida
  • Synonym: Viola grypoceras var. barbata
  • Synonym: Viola grypoceras var. hirsuta
  • Synonym: Viola grypoceras var. pubescens
  • Synonym: Viola krugiana
  • Synonym: Viola leveillei
  • Synonym: Viola longepedunculata
  • Synonym: Viola silvestris var. japonica
  • Synonym: Viola sylvatica var. grypoceras
  • Synonym: Viola sylvatica var. imberbis
  • Synonym: Viola sylvestris var. grypoceras

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chelle On January 19, 2015 Seeds sown
w/s - sealed
p1mkw On February 2, 2015 Obtained plant
Bought plants to fill a planter
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