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Viola Macloskeyi

Botanical Name:

Viola macloskeyi

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How to Grow
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Moist summer soils.
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug, Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Herb/Forb, Ground Cover, Herb, Herbaceous Perennial, Native Plant, Wildflower

Lifespan

Perennial

Plant Height

0-1 ft.

Flower

The 1/2", solitary flower is white with the bottom petal larger and having purple stripes. Flowers have a sweet fragrance. Blooms from May-August. In North Carolina, blooms from April to May.

Fruit

In North Carolina, fruits are available from May to June. The green capsules split in three sections to release small, light brown to black seeds.

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Butterflies

Moths

Pollinators

Small Mammals

Songbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Malpighiales

Family

Violaceae

Genus

Viola

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