Viola odorata 'Reid's Crimson Carpet'

Plant Type:


Viola odorata 'Reid's Crimson Carpet' - Scented flowers glower in a deep pink-red on the blue side of the color spectrum. It's a little charmer. Green leaves are heart-shaped. This is a clumping plant that may modestly increase its girth with short runners forming a colonly in time. 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.


4-6 in


Violet Pink


(4b)5 to 9
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Item Description Price  
VIOREID Viola odorata 'Reid's Crimson Carpet' (3.5 inch Square Press Fit Pot Extra Deep – 1.52 pints / 720 ml.) $12.00 Sold Out

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


  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade


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

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium


  • Fertile
  • Moist


  • Garden Origin

Propagated By

  • Division