Sorbet XP Select Blend Viola Seeds

#1278
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These bright jewels bring early spring delight to all, lasting into summer and beyond. Sow in mid-summer for early fall and spring bloom; violas are cold-hardy and rain-tolerant little troopers. Beautiful in containers, planted in mass as a groundcover, or as a bulb cover. Edible flowers are a lovely decoration on cakes and salads too! Perennial in USDA zones 6–9; often grown as an annual. Deer resistant.
$3.49 30 seeds

Botanical Name: Viola cornuta (hybrid)

Family: Violaceae

Native: Southwest 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. Very frost tolerant and can even be seen blooming in snow.

Plant Dimensions: 6"–8" tall

Variety Information: ¾" flowers in orange, yellow, purple, white, and bicolors

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"