Bird's foot violet
Viola pedata 'French Scented'
Also known as
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Bird's foot violet Overview
It has a tufted habit with basal leaves which are divided into segments. The flowers have 2 upper petals of dark violet, and will bloom in mid spring.
How to propagate Bird's foot violet
Popagate by seed; the annuals sown according to flowering season. Species may also be propagated by seed in spring or autumn.
Usually the perennials and sub-shrubs are propagated by softwood cuttings in spring or they can be propagated by root division.
Other uses of Bird's foot violet
Grown for their distinctive flowers. Attracts butterflies