Viola - please refer to plant caretag for specific variety information
Colours - Assorted colours.
Flowering period - Fall season.
Features - Mixed flower colours, compact. Small plants produce a wealth of dainty, clear-faced, fragrant blooms in jewel-like shades; yellow, apricot, blue, scarlet, white and violet. Viola is generally more winter-hardy than the larger-flowered pansy.
Spacing - Plant 6" apart (15 cm)
Height - Grows 6" to 9" tall (15 - 23 cm)
Soil and water - Best in rich, moist, well drained soil. Water frequently. If violas dry out, they quickly go to seed.
Light requirements - Plant in sun or part sun.
Best use - Use in pots, rock gardens or borders.
Growing tips - Fiber pots should not be planted in the ground. Avoid planting in hot locations. Good performers in cooler climates when planted in full sun. Remove spent blooms to promote additional blooms, and extend the blooming period. This will also keep the appearance neat and beautiful.
Planning your garden
For beginners it is important to draw a garden layout plan
• Choose plants suitable for the site (sun vs. shade, soil, etc)
• Arrange plants according to their height
• Arrange according to plant form and texture
• Arrange according to flowering periods for constant blooming
• Arrange in groupings by type and color considerations
Select an autumn flower
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