Rare pale purple Viola.
This is a great variety for the keen alone gardener that enjoys the Viola but wants something different to the normal varieties. Best grown in the alpine area with free draining soil.
Around October/November this plant will go dormant for the winter so stick in the label near the plant so you don’t dig it up by mistake. It will self seed around itself which is a bonus
Common Name: Prairie violet
Life Cycle: Perennial
Foliage: palmately / lacerate
Basic Colour: ( Blue )
Flower Colour: blue / purple
Natural Flowering: April – June
Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy
Height with Flowers: 8 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average / moist
Soil ph: acid / alkaline / neutral
Location: border/ containers / for the rock garden
Usage: bee food plant / ground cover
Pruning: not required
Tolerates: drought tolerant
Origin: North America
Viola pedatifida (Prairie Violet) Growing Guide
Climate and Location: Prairie Violets thrive in full to partial sun.
Soil: Plant in well-draining, loamy soil with good aeration.
Planting: Space multiple plants about 6-12 inches apart.
Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during dry spells.
Pruning: Prune to remove spent flowers and encourage a tidy appearance.
Overwintering: Prairie Violets are hardy and can withstand cold winters.
Flowers: Prairie Violets produce small, violet-colored flowers with distinctively divided petals.
By following these simple guidelines, you can enjoy the beauty of Viola pedatifida, the Prairie Violet, in your garden.