A spreading herbaceous perennial with attractive deep green foliage and delicate blue violet flowers most of the year. An outstanding ground cover that flowers well in deep shade. Also makes a great pot plant.
|Scientific Name:||Viola hederacea|
|Common Name:||Native Violet|
|Plant Type:||Ground cover, Clumping perennial|
|Height:||0.1 ~ 0.3 metres|
|Width:||0.3 ~ 0.6 metres|
|Flower Colour:||Blue, Mauve|
|Flowering Time:||All year|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Light shade, Half shade, Heavy shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Spreading|
|Soil Moisture:||Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Groundcover, Border plant|
|Special Uses:||Playground friendly|
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