Viola odorata 'Lydia Groves'

Sweet Violet

Plant Type:

SHADE PERENNIALS

Viola odorata 'Lydia Groves' - Large, scented pink violets with a white heart are the calling card for this fine selection of Sweet Violet. The color is persistent and steadfast. 'Lydia Groves' may rebloom in autumn. 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. Established potted Sweet Violet from division.


Height:

4 in

Colors:

Pink

Zone:

(4b)5 to 9
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Characteristics and Attributes for Viola odorata 'Lydia Groves'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer / Autumn

Nature Attraction

  • Deer Resistant
  • Honey Bees & Native Bees
  • Butterflies

Light

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Dappled Shade

Attributes

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

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Soil

  • Fertile
  • Moist

Origins

  • Garden Origin

Propagated By

  • Division