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Plant 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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Botanical name

Viola cornuta

Plant Care

Size

Categories

Flowers

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

Common name(s)

Viola

Origin

Foliage

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

Uses in landscape design

Violas make wonderful container and bedding plants.

Maintenance

Deadhead regularly.

Soil conditions

Well drained , Moist

Uses

Uses:: Cullinary: Medicinal: Cultural: Commercial: Cosmetics: Other Uses: Part Used: Attracts: Features: Good container plant

Interesting info

These are really short-lived perennials.

Common pests and diseases

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

Other languages

Viooltjie (A)

When to sow

Seed sowing instructions

Space seedlings 150mm apart.

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

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

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