Sweet White Violet, Viola blanda

Sweet White Violet

Viola blanda

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Bloom Time: Late Spring/Early Summer
Hardiness Zones: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Soil Conditions: Loam
Soil Moisture: Medium, Moist, Wet
Color: White
Fragrance: Yes
Height: 3-6 inches
Spacing: 9-12 inches

Sweet White Violet, Viola blanda, is a stoloniferous, stemless, low-growing perennial that is 1-5 inches high and which features basal, heart-shaped leaves and fragrant, white flowers with strongly-reflexed upper petals and a purple-veined lower petal. Each flower rests atop its own leafless stalk. Blooms in early spring. Native to moist woods.

Easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soil in part shade. Prefers humusy, moisture-retentive soils. Spreads by runners to form large carpets in the wild.

 Plant Notes and Herbal Uses
  Leave undisturbed and allow it to spread in native plant gardens or naturalized areas.intensely
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