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Viola ‘Heartthrob’

The lovely heart-shaped leaves have deep burgundy centers that contrast with the bright green leaf edges. A wonderful foliage plant that is attractive in containers, the front of the border, or as a ground cover.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 8″ / 12″ / 7″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
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Common Name Hardy violet
Family Violaceae
species hybrid
Plant Type
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP19996
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 8" / 12" / 7"
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Soil Moist organic soil with good drainage.
pH 5.5 - 6.8
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Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Required
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Moderate
How Different? It has deep green leaves and a large dark central pattern. Compared to 'Mars' it is more vigorous, has better leaf color, and bigger, rounder leaves.
Landscape Value Wonderful as a ground cover or edging, as an under-story plant under shrubs, or in a mixed container.
Finish Time to 4" 6 - 8 weeks in spring
Comments Does not seed around. Flowers appear before the leaves in early spring and are typical violet flowers. The leaves cover them up.
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