Viola sororia 'Freckles'

A favourite for containers, rockeries or to line a path where it will happily self-seed. More
5 plugs 200477-5 £7.95

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A unique speckled viola with petals that look like they've been spattered by a fountain pen, above neat clumps of green foliage.

It's excellent in a container and also in rockeries or around paving and brickwork, where it will self-seed and gently spread into all the nooks and crannies. The flowers are edible – use them in salads.

Genus Viola sororia
Variety Freckles
Type Perennial
Common Name Viola
Border Position Container, Front
Soil Type Chalky, Clay, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Part Shade, Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 15-20cm (6-8in)
Spacing 15-30cm (6-12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting March - October
Care Tips These will self-seed freely , so choose a site where they can spread. Deadhead to prolong flowering. Beware of slugs and aphids.
Flowering March - June
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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