Downy Violet (Viola pubescens var. pubescens) in the Violas Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Plant Height: 6 inches
Leaves: Other: Light fragrance
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Suitable for miniature gardens
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Root
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Posted by valleylynn (Dallas, OR - Zone 8b) on Nov 18, 2011 11:17 PM

This plant does well in dry woodland conditions and is a native to the United States.

Easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soils in part shade. Does not spread by runners. May self-seed in optimum growing conditions.

Mass or group in rock gardens, border fronts, woodland gardens, wildflower gardens or native plant gardens.

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