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Viola cornuta

(Detailed plant information can be found at the bottom of the page.)
Viola cornuta

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Viola cornuta Plant Information

Scientific Name: Viola cornuta
Common Name: viola

Family: Violaceae
Suggested Uses: useful as a cool season annual

beds & borders, container plantings, hanging baskets
Plant Form: rounded
Height: 6 - 8 inches
Spread: 12 inches
Foliage: simple, ovate leaves with serrate margins
Flower: yellow, white, blue, and purple flowers with overlapping petals held in a single plane

flowers can be a solid color or a combination of up to three colors
Bloom Period: Fall, Winter, Spring
Sun: light shade
Water: medium water requirement
Soil: prefers a well-drained, moist soil that is richly organic
Heat Tolerance: medium heat tolerance

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