Edible and Antique Viola Collection

Copper and mahogany brown reign supreme as a flower colour and I fell on these in our viola trial this spring. More
15 jumbo seedlings 511287-15 £19.95

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Copper and mahohany brown reign supreme as a flower colour and I fell on these in our viola trial this spring, each variety with a copper section to its bloom. Pick them for mini vases or use the petals to decorate food.

This collection contains 5 jumbo seedlings each of:
  • Viola hybrida 'Sorbet Honeybee' F1
  • Viola hybrida 'Tiger Eye Red' F1
  • Viola x wittrockiana 'Frizzle Sizzle Yellow Blue Swirl' F1
Genus Viola
Type Perennial (grown as a Hardy Annual)
Border Position Container, Front, Ground Cover
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 15-25cm (6-10in)
Spacing 15-20cm (6-8in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant out in autumn or spring into fertile, well-drained soil and water in well. Ideal for containers and edging paths to soften the edges.
Care Tips If growing in containers incorporate a slow-release fertiliser or give a balanced liquid feed every 2-3 weeks. Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering and maintain a compact shape.
Flowering October - May
Vase Life Sear stem ends for 5 seconds for arranging in a mini jug or vase.
Harvesting Flower production: up to 8 months
Cooking Notes All violas are edible - use them to decorate salads and puddings.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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