Viola riviniana 'Purpurea Group'

wood violet (syn. Viola labradonica var. purpurea)

2 litre pot
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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: April and June
  • Flower colour: violet-blue
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Delicate, violet blue flowers borne in April and June above attractive, dark purplish-green heart-shaped leaves. This charming wood violet look lovely planted in drifts under deciduous shrubs in a wild or woodland garden. A vigorous, semi-evergreen variety, it needs protection from midday sun and damage from slugs.

  • Garden care: Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering and remove runners as they appear to ensure the best flowering performance.

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Delicious dark damson-purple flowers

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Showy, pink flowers in early spring

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How to get more flowers

How to get more flowers

Many flowering plants can be encouraged to produce better and longer-lasting displays with the minimum of effort. A plant produces flowers in order to reproduce and ensure the survival of the species. Once a plant has flowered and fertilisation has taken

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