Data specific to Violas (Edit)
Growth habit: Compact/mounding

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 6-8 inches
Plant Spread: 10 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Spring
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Root
Division
Pollinators: Various insects
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

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Common names
  • Horned Violet
  • Tufted Pansy

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Location: Blenheim New Zealand
Date: 2020-10-22
Location: Fairfax, VA | March, 2023
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Location: My garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2013-10-02

Date: 2008-05-15
Location: My garden in Gent, Belgium
Date: 2010-05-19
Location: Tossa de Mar, Spain | April, 2023 
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Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
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Location: My garden, Gent, Belgium
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Date: 2013-10-08
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Date: 2009-05-06
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Location: My garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2015-06-08

Date: 2009-05-06

Steffen M. at the German language Wikipedia via Wikimedia Commons
Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 31st March 2008
Viola with Corydalis flexuosa 'Blue China'
Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2010-04-15
Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2010-10-30
Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2009-11-18
Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2009-10-19
Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2010-05-14
Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2010-05-15
Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2009-05-09
Location: My garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2015-06-21
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Comments:
  • Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Dec 4, 2011 3:57 PM concerning plant:
    A compact annual or short-lived perennial that is native to Spain and the Pyrenees Mountains. This variety has been used extensively in floral gardens and has escaped from cultivation to roadsides, fields and waste areas throughout much of the United States. The blooms are deep purple and yellow, creating a solid carpet of color for weeks. Prefers partial shade to full sun in rich, well-drained soil.
  • Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Mar 23, 2012 2:18 PM concerning plant:
    Honey bees get nectar from this plant.
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