Yellow Prairie Violet (Viola nuttallii) in the Violas Database

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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
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 1-5 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Root
Division
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Photo courtesy of: Miguel Vieira

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Location: Nuttall's violet (Viola nuttallii) Boulder NCAR TrailDate: 2010-06-09Photo courtesy of: Miguel Vieira
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