Viola hederacea

Choose this for your borders or containers for an extra-long spell of flowers from spring to late autumn. More
5 plugs 200478-5 £7.95

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Also known as the Australian Violet, this is a mat-forming, perennial ground cover plant invaluable for gap-filling at the front of the border or in a container. It has a superb flowering season – from April all the way through to October, and with a little protection should stay green and lush through winter.

Genus Viola
Variety hederacea
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 April - October
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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