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VINCA minor 'Ralph Shugert', Dwarf Periwinkle VINCA minor 'Ralph Shugert'
Dwarf Periwinkle

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought, coast & clay tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Has variegated green foliage with white edges. Use in window boxes or as a ground cover. Blooms: spring-fall. Color: blue-violet. Robust grower that spreads more from the crown than the stems. Ht: 4-6". W: 14". Exposure: part shade/shade. Water: mod./moist. Dry shade is okay. USDA Z4-9.

VINCA minor 'Sterling Silver', Dwarf Periwinkle VINCA minor 'Sterling Silver'
Dwarf Periwinkle

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought, coast & clay tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Ground cover plant or use in window boxes. More vigorous than Vinca minor 'Variegated'. Nice green & cream variegated foliage. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: blue. Growth habit: spreading. Ht: 4-7". Exposure: part shade/shade. Water: moderate/moist. Dry shade is okay. USDA Z4-9.

VINCA minor 'White', Dwarf Periwinkle VINCA minor 'White'
Dwarf Periwinkle

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought, coast & clay tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Excellent ground cover or use in window boxes. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: white. Growth habit: spreading. Height: 4-7 inches. Exposure: sun/shade. Water: moderate/moist. Dry shade is okay. USDA Z4-9.

VIOLA 'Columbine', Viola VIOLA 'Columbine'
Viola

Perennial: Good for containers and borders. Bloom color: cream with lots of dark purple streaks on the edges. Attracts butterfliles. A real cutie! Height: around 6-8 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. Drought tolerant. Hardy.

VIOLA 'Etain', English Viola VIOLA 'Etain'
English Viola

Perennial: Evergreen. Dating back to the 1800's when a pansy was crossed with a viola & back with a pansy. Etain was the first one crossed & possibly the most beautiful. Attracts butterflies. Color: yellow with violet edge. Blooms spring to summer. Height: 6-12". Good in borders & pots. Sun/part shade Water: moderate/dry. Drought tolerant. Hardy.

VIOLA 'Molly Sanderson', Viola VIOLA 'Molly Sanderson'
Viola

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. A true rare beauty! Stunning pansy-like velvety blms are near black w/prpl veining & a gldn eye. Flowers reach 1.5" in diameter. The petals are edible too, candied or sprinkled over a salad. Good in borders & containers. Bee & butterfly friendly. Blooms nearly year round. Ht.: 6". Spd.: 12". Exp.: sun/part shade (partial shade needed for hot inland areas). Prefers moist but well-draining soil. USDA Z8.

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 'Penny Azure Dawn', VIOLA cornuta 'Penny Azure Dawn'

Annual: Uniform habit and early-blooming. Both heat and cold tolerant. Free-flowering and overwinters excellently. Great in containers, baskets and bedding. Bloom time: spring-summer. Exposure: sun-part shade. Height: 4-6". Spread: 4-6". Water: moderate. Bloom color: pastel blue and yellow. USDA Z6.

VIOLA cornuta 'Penny Marlies', VIOLA cornuta 'Penny Marlies'

Annual: The Penny series boasts the vigor growers have now come to expect from hybrid violas. Larger than normal sized blooms proliferate over lush green, compact foliage. Excellent in both spring & fall, w/multiple uses for bedding, landscapes & containers. Hardy & heat tolerant. Blm color: dp prpl-lav. upper wings above gold-dusted petals splotched w/burgundy-black eye. Size: 4-6" x 4-6". Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod.

VIOLA cornuta 'Penny Mickey', VIOLA cornuta 'Penny Mickey'

Annual: Uniform habit and early-blooming. Both heat and cold tolerant. Free-flowering and overwinters excellently. Great in containers, baskets and bedding. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: white with deep purple outer and blotches with yellow eye. Height: 4-6". Spread: 4-6". Exposure: sun-part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z6.

VIOLA cornuta 'Penny Peach Jump-Up', VIOLA cornuta 'Penny Peach Jump-Up'

Annual: The Penny series boasts the vigor growers have now come to expect from hybrid violas. Larger than normal sized blooms proliferate over lush green, compact foliage. This series is excellent for both spring & fall, with multiple uses for bedding, landscapes & containers. Hardy & heat tolerant. Blm color: two upper purple petals w/blushed peach & citrus orange face. Ht: 4-6". Sprd: 4-6". Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: mod.

VIOLA cornuta 'Penny White Jump-Up', VIOLA cornuta 'Penny White Jump-Up'

Annual: The Penny series boasts the vigor growers have now come to expect from hybrid violas. Larger than normal sized blooms proliferate over lush green, compact foliage. This series is excellent for both spring and fall, and have multiple uses for bedding, landscapes & containers. Hardy and heat tolerant. Bloom color: purple cap with white lower petals. Height: 4-6". Spread: 4-6". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate.

VIOLA cornuta 'Penny Yellow Jump-Up', VIOLA cornuta 'Penny Yellow Jump-Up'

Annual: The Penny series boasts the vigor growers have now come to expect from hybrid violas. Larger than normal sized blooms proliferate over lush green, compact foliage. This series is excellent for both spring & fall, with multiple uses for bedding, landscapes & containers. Hardy & heat tolerant. Bloom color: burgundy-violet cap w/yellow lower petals. Height: 4-6". Spread: 4-6". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate.

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 cornuta' Penny Orange Jump-Up', VIOLA cornuta' Penny Orange Jump-Up'

Annual: The Penny series boasts the vigor growers have now come to expect from hybrid violas. Larger than normal sized blooms proliferate over lush green, compact foliage. This series is excellent for both spring & fall, with multiple uses for bedding, landscapes & containers. Hardy & heat tolerant. Bloom color: orange with burgundy upper petals. Height: 4-6". Spread: 4-6". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate.

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 tricolor, Organic Johnny-Jump-Up, Heartsease Pansy VIOLA tricolor
Organic Johnny-Jump-Up, Heartsease Pansy

Annual. Self-seeding. When planted in beds near the lawn, they will eject their seeds into the thatch and eventually “jump up” in delightful colonies. The entire violet contains saponins and salicylates, traditionally used to treat allergic skin eruptions of children. Dislikes having its roots disturbed. Bloom time: spring & fall. Bloom color: deep velvety blue, purple & yellow. Exposure: shade. Height: 1' Spread: 6". Water: moist.

VIOLA x wittrockiana 'Frizzle Sizzle Lemonade' (Pansy), Ruffled Pansy VIOLA x wittrockiana 'Frizzle Sizzle Lemonade' (Pansy)
Ruffled Pansy

Annual: Produces a mixture of electric blms growing up to 2-3" in diameter. Each flower is unique w/its frilly edges & beautifully marked petals. Nice winter interest. Stronger ruffling occurs in cool conditions. Compact, vigorous & heavy-blooming. Fragrant. Attracts bees, butterflies & hummingbirds. Blooms: fall-sping. Blm color: royal blue w/dk blotch in the cntr. Size: 6-8" x 8-10". Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. USDA Z4.

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