Viola odorata

Florist's Violet, English Violet, Garden Violet, Sweet Violet

Family: Violaceae Violet

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 4A - 8A
Exposure Partial shade or partial sun
Bloom color Pink, purple, white
Bloom time Early Spring to Late Spring, Early Fall to Early Winter, Late Winter
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Alpine garden, border, container, ground cover, massing, rock garden, woodland garden
Height 4" to 6" / 10cm to 15cm
Spread 12" to 15" / 30cm to 40cm
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 Naturalizing