Viola sororia, Common Blue Violet, Native Bare Root Perennial

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Viola sororia, Common Blue Violet, Native Bare Root Perennial

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Viola sororia, Common Blue Violet, Native Bare Root Perennial

Fruit: Green with purple
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Color: White, Pink, Blue, Purple
Bloom Time: March, April, May

Water Use: High
Light Requirement: Sun, Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
CaCO3 Tolerance: High
Soil Description: Moist, rich soils.
Conditions Comments: Easily grown in average, medium wet, well-drained soil. Prefers humusy, moisture-retentive soils. Does not spread by runners, but freely self-seeds to the point of being invasive in optimum growing conditions.

Use Food: Violet leaves are high in vitamins A and C and can be used in salads or cooked as greens. The flowers can be made into candies and jellies. (Niering)
Conspicuous Flowers: Yes
Attracts: Birds
Deer Resistant: High