King Henry Viola Seeds

Heirloom

#1109
Availability: In Stock

With its royal color, 'King Henry', (formerly called 'Prince Henry') delivers little mounds of beauty to your garden and containers. Violas love the cool weather of spring and fall, making them ideal for spring bulb cover, and for fall color after annuals are spent. In mild climates, they cheerfully bloom through the winter.

$1.79 200 mg

Botanical Name: Viola cornuta

Family: Violaceae

Native: Southwestern Europe

Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 6–9; often grown as an annual. If grown under optimum conditions, and regular attention given to proper deadheading and pruning, violas will last year after year. Reseeds readily. Very frost tolerant and can even be seen blooming in snow.

Plant Dimensions: 4"–8" tall and wide

Variety Information: ¾" deep violet-blue with a small bright yellow eye

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Bloom Period: Bloom heaviest in cool weather

Attributes: Deer Resistant, Edible Flower, Good for Containers

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. Cold Climates: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, or in midsummer for fall and the following spring bloom. Mild Climates: Late summer for cool–season bloom.

When to Start Inside: 8 to 10 weeks before your average last frost date for early spring planting, and midsummer for fall planting in both mild and cold climates.

Days to Emerge: 7–20 days

Seed Depth: ⅛"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 4"–6"

Thinning: When ½"–1" tall, thin to 1 every 4"–6"

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