Botanical Name: Viola tricolor
Native: Asia and Europe
Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 4–8; often grown as an annual. If grown under optimum conditions, and regular attention given to proper deadheading and pruning, violas will last year after year. Reseeds readily. Very frost tolerant and can even be seen blooming in snow.
Plant Dimensions: 4″–12″ tall and wide
Variety Information: ¾” purple and yellow flowers
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Bloom Period: Bloom heaviest in cool weather
Attributes: Deer Resistant, Edible Flower, Good for Containers