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Edible Viola Collection | Sarah Raven

Edible Viola Collection

In a pot, or in the ground, these were one of my favourite discoveries. Use them as an edible and cut flower too.
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10 rooted cuttings

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - August
Height
15cm (6in)
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Size
10 rooted cuttings
Aspect
Part Shade
Spread
20cm (8in)
Cultivation
Sow in a warm place in spring, summer or autumn (avoid the hottest months as above 20°C can prevent germination). Cover seed lightly. Pot on seedlings individually and grow on in a cooler place. Plant out when roots have filled the pots or modules.

Description

In a pot, or in the ground, these were one of my favourite discoveries. Use them as an edible and cut flower too.

This collection contains 5 rooted cuttings each of:

  • Viola 'Irish Molly'
  • Viola 'Green Goddess'

Care Tips

Deadhead and trim back when flowering has finished to promote fresh growth . Well suited to woodland planting or ground cover under established shrubs.