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Viola cornuta Etain

Scientific Name : Viola cornuta
Common Name : Violet
Hardiness Zone : 5a - 10b
Hardiness Degree : -20°F (-29°C)
Blooming Season : Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Fragrant Flowers, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : None or when needed only
Spacing : 15 - 18" (38 - 46cm)
Height : 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)
Width : 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)
Exposure : Partial Sun, Sun
General Information : This rare variety has large, light lemon blossoms with lavender edging.
Idea & Tips : Grows best in moist soil high in organic matter.
Grower Information : Compact variety flowers profusely in Spring and Fall with large, fragrant, bicolor blooms.
Daylength : Viola will bloom under any daylength. Flowering should begin in early Spring.
Propagation Information : Reduce and then eliminate mist as soon as possible. Pinch to improve branching.
Cool Treatment
Plant Maturity: Cold treatment beneficial, but not required for flowering. Plants should be bulked under natural short days for a 4-8 week period. Mature, bulked up plants will respond more favorably to cold treatment.
Temperature: 35-41°F
Duration: 6-15 weeks
Benefits: More uniform flowering; increased number of flowers.
Plant Growth Regulators : Generally not needed.
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    • Bloom Months:
      February to October

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