Viola cornuta

Botanical Name: Viola cornuta

Common Name(s): Viola

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Description:

These are really short-lived perennials. The small flowers come in many colours: blue, crimson-ruby, violet, white, yellow and mixtures. Germination takes place at 16–20°C, so sow in autumn. Space seedlings 150mm apart. Plants should flower 16 weeks after germination. Deadhead regularly. Violas make wonderful container and bedding plants

Family: – Violaceae

Botanical Pronunciation: VYE-oh-luh kore-NEW-tuh

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Semi Frost Hardy
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Non Indigenous
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Regular Maintenance
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Full Sun
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Half Sun
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Moderate Watering

Common Pests and Diseases
Often attacked by slugs, snails, aphids and red spider mite and are subject to powdery mildews and rust.
Flowers

Description:
The small flowers come in many colours: blue, crimson-ruby, violet, white, yellow and mixtures. Plants should flower 16 weeks after germination.


Foliage

Description:
Violas bears evergreen herbaceous foliage, that is smooth-textured.


Interesting Info
These are really short-lived perennials.
Maintenance
Deadhead regularly.
Origin
Europe
Other Languages
Viooltjie (A)
Seed Sowing Instructions
Space seedlings 150mm apart.
Size
Height: 20 cm Spread: 45-60 cm
Soil Conditions
Well drained , Moist
Uses
Uses:: Cullinary: | Medicinal: | Cultural: | Commercial: | Cosmetics: | Other Uses: | Part Used: | Attracts: | Features: Good container plant
Uses in landscape design

Violas make wonderful container and bedding plants.


When to Sow
Autumn/fall
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