Prairie Violet (Viola pedatifida) in the Violas Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Viola pedatifida Accepted
Viola brittoniana Synonym
Viola brittoniana var. pectinata Synonym
Viola brittoniana var. brittoniana Synonym

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

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 3 - 6 inches
Plant Spread: 6 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Multi-Color
Other: Blue Violet
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Root


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Please Identify by coolnickj85 Dec 9, 2015 5:19 AM 4
Let's introduce ourselves 2 by PollyK Dec 5, 2012 2:46 AM 225

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