Viola (Viola cornuta 'Skippy XL Red-Gold') in the Violas Database

Trade name information:
Series: Skippy XL
Cultivar name: 'Skippy XL Red-Gold'
Data specific to Violas (Edit)
Flowers: Stemless
Growth habit: Compact/mounding

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 6 inches
Plant Spread: 8 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bi-Color: Ruby red with violet shading below yellow face with whiskers
Other
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Late spring or early summer
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Winter
Uses: Dried Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 10 weeks
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Various insects

'Skippy XL Red-Gold' is the first Viola cornuta to earn the prest

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'Skippy XL Red-Gold' is the first Viola cornuta to earn the prest
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Comments:
Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Dec 2, 2013 4:48 AM

No serious disease problems. Susceptible to fungal leaf diseases. Slugs and snails can be a problem.

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