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Viola ‘Mars’


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.


This plant has wonderful large leaves with dark purple centers that extend out into the veins. Lavender flowers are produced in mid-spring. Does not seed about.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 8″ / 8″ / 7″
Exposure: Part Shade
Bloom Time(s):

SKU: VIOM Categories: ,
Common Name Mars Violet
Family Violaceae
Genus Viola
species --
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time --
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green, Purple
Dormancy Required
Exposure Part Shade
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? --
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
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 5" / 8" / 7"
Soil (Garden) Moist organic soil with good drainage.
Water (Garden) Moderate
Special Uses Deep South, Deer Resistant
Comments --
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
pH 5.5 – 6.8
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
Finish Time to 4″ 5 – 6 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Short Day
Viola 'Mars' - Product Profile
Viola 'Mars' - Growing Recipe

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