Intricate cut leaves with striking pink-white flowers.
This variety has large deep green intricately cut leaves with red stems producing vibrant pink to white flowers on mass from summer to autumn. This variety will self seed and so clumps up well in the border or alpine rock garden.
In winter this plant is dormant till around early March so stick the label in the ground next to the plant so you don’t dig it up by mistake.
Life Cycle: Perennial
Foliage: palmate / lacerate
Basic Colour: ( pink )
Flower Colour: pink / white
Natural Flowering: March – May
Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy
Height with Flowers: 15 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average / moist
Soil ph: acid / alkaline / neutral
Location: border/ containers / rock garden
Usage: bee food plant / ground cover
Pruning: not required
Tolerates: Drought tolerant / shade
Origin: Japan (Cultivar)
Viola chaerophylloides ‘Benizuru’ Growing Guide
Climate and Location: Benizuru Violets thrive in partial to full shade.
Soil: Plant in well-draining, rich, and slightly acidic soil (pH 6.0 to 6.5). Space multiple plants about 6-12 inches apart.
Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.
Fertilisation: Use a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in the spring for added nutrients.
Pruning: Trim spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming and maintain a neat appearance.
Flowers: Benizuru Violets produce charming, pink to violet-colored flowers with a unique and eye-catching appearance.
By following these straightforward instructions, you can cultivate and enjoy the charm of Viola chaerophylloides ‘Benizuru’ in your garden.