Viola hederacea Labill.

Australian Violet, Creeping Violet, Ivy-leaf Violet, Trailing Violet

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Family: Violaceae

Genus: Viola

Category: Perennial

Zones: 8? to 11

Size: 5" tall and 12" wide

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Purple flowers spring through summer. Spreads. Well-drained low moisture.

History: 

Published in Nov. Holl. Pl. 1: 66 t. 91 in 1805.

Native to Malaysia and Australia.

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My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-gallon plant from Nurseries Caroliniana in April 2014 and planted it in the Turret Front Garden.


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