Early Blue Violet (Viola adunca)
Early Blue Violet
Viola adunca
Violet family - Violaceae

Growth habit: Low-growing perennial

Height: 4 - 20 cm

Spread: 4 - 20 cm

Bloom Time: May - June

Bloom Colour: Light blue to purple

Light: Full sun, semi-shade

Moisture: Moist to dry

Soil: Average garden soil

Seeding: Seeds require cold stratification in order to germinate. See the Plant Info page for more detailed information on growing from seed.

Landscape uses: Useful as groundcover or in rock gardens. They don't spread wildly, but will self-seed. Suggested spacing is 15 cm.

Interesting features: Info coming soon

Natural habitat: Grassland and open woods.

Ecology: The violet family members are host plants for Fritillary butterflies.