Viola species (Violet or Pansy)

A large family (500 species) that is best known for the old-fashioned violets of the Victorian period. Low growing plants best suited to the front of a border or edging a walkway. Plant in full sun to partial shade, in well-drained soil and water twice-a-week.

  • Cornuta (Tufted Violet) — 4-12 in. tall by 12 in. wide; various colors; shear after first bloom for fall rebloom
  • Tricolor (Johnny-Jump-Up) — 6 in. tall by 6 in. wide; purple, white or yellow flowers from May-September; will seed itself about the garden readily
Category:  Perennial
Water Use:  Moderate
Sun Exposure:  Part Shade
Height x Spread:  N/A
Native:  No
Color:  Variety
Bees:  Yes
Birds:  No
Butterflies:  No
Cut Flower:  No
Utility Tree:  No
Extra Maintenance:  No
Soil:  N/A
Fall Color:  No
Bloom Time:  Spring