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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
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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.
Most Active Growing Season
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 8" / 12" / 7"
Soil (Garden) Moist organic soil with good drainage.
Water (Garden) Moderate
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Comments Does not seed around. Flowers appear before the leaves in early spring and are typical violet flowers. The leaves cover them up.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 1.0 – 1.5
pH 5.5 – 6.8
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
Finish Time to 4″ 6 – 8 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Short Day
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