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VIOLA 'Rebecca', English Viola, Violetta VIOLA 'Rebecca'
English Viola, Violetta

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Pansy-like velvety blooms. Good in borders and containers. Attracts butterflies. Blooms from spring to summer. Bloom color: white with purplish blue margin at the petals edges. Height: 6-12 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z6.

Photo unavailable VIOLA - Parma Blue (possibly V. alba)
Parma Violet

Perennial: Parma violets are very hard to come by! This one carries very fragrant double, light blue flowers in spring. Attracts butterflies. It is ideal for a woodland garden, low border, as a ground cover or in containers. Height: around 6 inches. Exposure: sun on coast/part shade elsewhere. Water: moderate. Drought tolerant. USDA Z6.

VIOLA cornuta 'Sorbet Antique Shades', Horned Violet VIOLA cornuta 'Sorbet Antique Shades'
Horned Violet

Perennial: Uniform habit and early-blooming. Both heat and cold tolerant. Free-flowering and overwinters excellently. Exposure: sun. Height: 6-8". Spread: 6-8". Water: moderate. Bloom color: wide range of old-fashioned shades and bicolors.

VIOLA hederacea, Ivy Leaf Violet, Australian Violet VIOLA hederacea
Ivy Leaf Violet, Australian Violet

Perennial: Semi-evergreen. Drought tolerant. Native to Australia. Good groundcover, border, container or rock garden plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: white w/ purple centers. Height: 4-6". Width: 6". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

VIOLA labradorica, Labrador Viola VIOLA labradorica
Labrador Viola

Perennial: Semi-evergreen. Drought tolerant. Small scale ground cover or use as filler between stepping stones or paving blocks. Reseeds. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: dark purple. Height: 3 inches. Width: 6 inches. Exposure: part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z2. Hardy to 0 deg. or below.

VIOLA odorata, Sweet Violet VIOLA odorata
Sweet Violet

Perennial: Semi-evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Has heart shaped leaves & small flowers held above on slender stalks. Good cut flower. Border, container or rock garden plant that re-seeds freely. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: winter-spring. Color: violet-blue. Height: 6-8 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable VIOLA odorata 'Comte de Brazza'
Parma Violet

Perennial: Parma violets are very hard to come by! Especially a white one! Fragrant, double white blooms are sometimes tipped w/ pale blue if exposed to strong sunlight. It is ideal for a woodland garden, low border, as a ground cover or in containers. Attracts butterflies. Blm time: spring. Height: around 6 inches. Exp: sun on coast/part shade elsewhere. Water: moderate. Drought tolerant. USDA Z6. (syn. VIOLA odorata 'Swanley White')

Photo unavailable VIOLA odorata 'Duchesse de Parme'
Parma Violet

Perennial: Parma violets are very hard to come by! This one carries very fragrant double, petite lavender-blue flowers in spring. Attracts butterflies. It is ideal for a woodland garden, low border, as a ground cover or in containers. Height: around 6 inches. Spread: 16". Exposure: sun on coast/part shade elsewhere. Water: moderate. Drought tolerant. USDA Z6.

VIOLA odorata 'Rosea', Sweet Violet VIOLA odorata 'Rosea'
Sweet Violet

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Heart shaped foliage with very fragrant flowers on slender flower stalks. Good cut flower. Border, ground cover & pot plant. Attracts butterflies. Flowering time: spring & beyond. Bloom color: antique rose-pink. Height: 6-8 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4.

VIOLA odorata 'Royal Robe', Sweet Violet VIOLA odorata 'Royal Robe'
Sweet Violet

Perennial: Semi-evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Has heart shaped leaves & fragrant flowers rising on small flower stalks. Good cut flower, border, ground cover or pot plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: winter-spring. Bloom color: violet blue. Height: 6-8". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4. Hardy to 10 degrees or below.

VIOLA odorata 'White Czar', Sweet Violet VIOLA odorata 'White Czar'
Sweet Violet

Perennial: Semi-evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Has heart shaped leaves and somewhat fragrant flowers on slender flower stalks. Good cut flower. Border, ground cover or container plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: winter-spring. Bloom color: white. Height: 8". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4.

VIOLA x hybrida Magnifi Scent 'Sunny Jim', VIOLA x hybrida Magnifi Scent 'Sunny Jim'

Perennial: Semi-evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. The gorgeous Magnifi Scent Collection has been bred for beauty & scent. Vigorous compact & rounded. Has heart shaped lvs & med. to large (1.5") flowers held above on slender stalks. Good cut flower. Ideal for borders, containers or rock garden. Attracts butterflies. Blms: winter-spring. Blm:: sunshine ylw. Ht: 4-9". Spd.: 6-9". Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. USDA Z5.

WALDSTEINIA ternata, Barren Strawberry WALDSTEINIA ternata
Barren Strawberry

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Compact habit grown primarily as a ground cover or edger. Features strawberry-like, trifoliate lvs arranged in rosettes. Produces inedible fruit (berries). Blm color: bt. ylw. Blm time: spring-summer. Typically grows 4-6" tall & spreads 6-12" by stolons & rhizomes to form a thick carpet of foliage. Not considered invasive. Exp.: full sun/part shade. Water: mod. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable YUCCA filamentosa 'Bright Edge'
Adam's Needle, Spoonleaf Yucca

Perennial Herb or Tree: Evergreen. Tolerates drought, deer & fire. Border, pot & cut flower plant. Dark green foliage edged w/creamy gold. Foliage is more gold in summer & has red coloration in winter. Attracts hummers. Blooms: spring-summer. Fragrant white, bell-shaped flowers. Clumping: 18" x 20", flowers 4'. Sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

YUCCA filamentosa 'Color Guard', Adam's Needle, Spoonleaf Yucca YUCCA filamentosa 'Color Guard'
Adam's Needle, Spoonleaf Yucca

Perennial Herb or Tree: Evergreen. Tolerates drought, deer, humidity, wind & fire. Border, pot & cut flower plant. Dark green foliage w/a yellow center that turns pink in winter. Holds color in summer heat. Attracts hummers. Blooms: summer. Fragrant white, bell-shaped flowers. Upright & clumping: 2' x 3', flowers 6'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

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