Viola missouriensis

Missouri Violet, Banded Violet, Common Violet

Family: Violaceae Violet

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 5A - 9A
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Purple
Bloom time Early Spring to Early Summer
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Alpine garden, border, container, ground cover, rock garden, woodland garden
Height 4" to 6" / 10cm to 15cm
Spread 10" to 12" / 25cm to 30cm
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Evergreen
Bloom attributes Suitable for cut flowers, fragrant flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Black
Soil pH requirements Neutral
Soil type Sandy, loamy
Form Spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Native to North America, naturalizing