|Common Name||Hardy violet|
|US Patent #||PP19996|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Flower Color||Pink, Purple|
|Foliage Color||Green, Purple, Red|
|Exposure||Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Hardiness Zone||5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|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||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||8" / 12" / 7"|
|Soil (Garden)||Moist organic soil with good drainage.|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Deer Resistant|
|Comments||Does not seed around. Flowers appear before the leaves in early spring and are typical violet flowers. The leaves cover them up.|
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.
*** PLEASE NOTE ***
This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 8″ / 12″ / 7″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): —
|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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