Viola cornuta 'Ivory Queen' (Victorian)

It's essential to have some plants to put in pots to flower all spring, preceding classic summer bedding. More
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It's essential to have some plants to put in pots to flower all spring, preceeding classic summer bedding. This pretty scented viola performed brilliantly in our trials last spring.

Genus Viola
Group/Species cornuta
Variety Ivory Queen (Victorian)
Type 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 Lightly scented
Site Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 15cm (6in)
Spacing 20cm (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 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. If plants become leggy, a mid-season chop in July to 5cm (2in) above ground-level will help promote bushy re-growth.
Flowering May - July, September - November
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.
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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Viola cornuta 'Ivory Queen' (Victorian) reviews

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Suzanne

They looked good in my pot lovely colour

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Patti

Perfect flowers for a pot around the base of a small shrub. Colour unusual - healthy plants.