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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 4 to 16 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruiting Time: Summer
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Pale lilac with dark veins, dark eye and a long, narrow spur.
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Root
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Common names
  • Longspur Violet
  • Beaked Violet
  • Long-Spur

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