Viola odorata 'Reid's Crimson Carpet'

Plant Type:

SHADE PERENNIALS

Viola odorata 'Reid's Crimson Carpet' - Scented flowers glower in a pink-violet on the blue side of the color spectrum. It's a striking charmer. Green leaves are heart-shaped. This is a clumping plant that may modestly increase its girth with short runners. Sweet Violet is a draw for both bees and butterfiles. Happiest in morning sun shielded from harsh afternoon sun. Prefers fertile evenly moist soil. 'Reid's Crimson Carpet' is a 1998 Canyon Creek Nursery intro. Established potted Sweet Violet from division.


Height:

4-6 in

Colors:

Violet Pink

Zone:

(4b)5 to 9
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Characteristics and Attributes for Viola odorata 'Reid's Crimson Carpet'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer / Autumn

Nature Attraction

  • Honey Bees & Native Bees
  • Deer Resistant
  • Butterflies

Light

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Attributes

  • Collector Plant
  • Border
  • Cutting Garden
  • Fragrant
  • Cottage Garden
  • Climax Lawn
  • Natural Garden

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Soil

  • Fertile
  • Moist

Origins

  • Garden Origin

Propagated By

  • Division