PlantsViolas→Marsh Violet (Viola adunca)

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

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Plant Height: About 4 inches.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Multi-Color: With white and dark purple stripes on the lower petal.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Foliage Mound Height: About 6 inches.
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Stratify seeds
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Root
Division
Pollinators: Various insects
Cleistogamous

photo credit: Walter Siegmund

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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who am I? by joannakat May 20, 2017 11:31 AM 77
native or invasive by kirke Apr 4, 2017 6:10 PM 2
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Oct 10, 2020 8:42 PM 133

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