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Violet

Viola 'Columbine'

Also known as

Pansy

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Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20cm

Max

20cm

10cm

Min

15cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Violet Overview

This is a great bedding plant to use as winter and spring colour. They look stunning when planted up in hanging baskets and window boxes with their amazing scented lilac-white flowers.

Common problems with Violet

How to propagate Violet

Seed

Popagate by seed; the annuals sown according to flowering season. Species may also be propagated by seed in spring or autumn.

Cuttings

Usually the perennials and sub-shrubs are propagated by softwood cuttings in spring or they can be propagated by root division.

Division

Other uses of Violet

Grown for their distinctive flowers. Attracts butterflies

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