Viola odorata, Sweet Violet
6'' round pot in bloom
Height: 6 to 10 inches H x 10 to 12 inches W
Light: Part to Full Shade
Bloom: Fragrant, delicate, dark blue
Bloom Time: Late Winter to Early Spring
Growth Habit: Low clumps of evergreen glossy, dark green heart-shaped leaves. Moderate spread by runners.
Comments: Flowers are edible. Can be used as underplanting with shrubs, in a woodland garden, or a shady border.
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Majercsik László / LaMa, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons