5 jumbo seedlings, for autumn planting 200663-SP05 £7.95

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Despite the snow, then rain, then blazing heat, this just flowered and flowered last spring. We all absolutely loved it.

Genus Viola
Group/Species cornuta
Variety Red Blotch F1
Type Short-lived Perennial (grown as a Hardy Annual)
Common Name Violet
Border Position Container, Front, Ground Cover
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Fragrant blooms
Site Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 15cm (6in)
Spacing 10-15cm (4-6in)
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 Incorporate a slow-release fertiliser or give a balanced liquid feed every 2-3 weeks. Deadhead or pick regularly to prolong flowering and maintain a compact shape. If plants become leggy, a mid-season chop in July to 5cm (2in) above ground-level will help promote bushy re-growth.
Flowering October - May
Vase Life Sear stem ends for 5 seconds for arranging in a mini jug or vase.
Harvesting Flower production: up to 6 months
Cooking Notes All violas are edible - use them to decorate salads and puddings.
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  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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