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Viola Odorata

Botanical Name:

Viola odorata

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How to Grow
Water
Low - Medium
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Perennials, Edible, Ground Cover, Herb, Perennial, Herb.

Lifespan

Perennial

Flower

The 1/2" flowers are typically dark blue or purple. Variations including lilac, rose or white are also available. Having 5 petals, the lowest petal is larger than the others and have a spur.

Fruit

The 1/4" capsule is light purple, with short hairs.

Benefits
Attracts

Butterflies

Pollinators

Taxonomy

Order

Malpighiales

Family

Viola - Violets

Genus

Viola

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