Viola cornuta 'Gem Apricot Antique'

Another new, and I'm confident now, life-long favourite. Spring flowering viola in copper to peach and apricot. More
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Another new, and I'm confident now, a life-long favourite. Spring flowering viola in copper to peach and apricot.

Its stems are long enough for picking and it makes the perfect filler for a series of mini table centre pots. I absolutely love this.

Genus Viola
Group/Species cornuta
Variety 'Gem Apricot Antique'
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 20cm (8in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
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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