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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. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

This plant has wonderful large leaves with dark purple centers that extend out into the veins. Lavender flower 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):

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

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