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Viola sororia 'Rubra'

Woolly Violet

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?

Unusual wine-red flowers

Low-maintenance hardy perennial

Great for underplanting woodland gardens and mixing with spring bulbs

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Viola sororia ‘Rubra’ is an unusual variety boasting rich wine-purple flowers in spring, which are held above a neat clump of heart-shaped leaves. Requiring virtually no maintenance, this low-growing perennial makes good ground cover for a small area and is great for underplanting shrubs and roses. Woolly violet also looks beautiful planted amongst spring bulbs or in a woodland area, where it will readily seed around to naturalise. Height: 15cm (6in). Spread: 20cm (8in).

Viola sororia flowers are edible and make a great garnish to salads, cakes and desserts. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Height Up to 15cm (6in)
Spread Up to 20cm (8in)

Hardy Perennial

ground covercottage gardenslow maintenance gardenwoodland garden

sun or semi shade

Flowering Months
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2 x 1 Litre Potted Plants (T64723P)
1 x 1 Litre Potted Plant (64722)

Grow Viola sororia in moist but well-drained soil in sun or part shade, preferably in neutral or acidic soil.

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