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Canadian Violet (Viola canadensis)


Light:

Shade to part sun

Flowering:

Spring into early summer

Soil:

Average to moist soil. Enjoys high organic matter content.

Height:

8 to 12 inches

Color:

White tinged with purple

Hardiness:

Zone 3. Very hardy native.

Uses:

Shade beds and woodland plantings. Larvae food for butterflies.

Care:

Easy. Like most violets this will readily self sow but seedlings are fairly easy to remove. Lovely and fragrant. Exceptional for naturalizing a shady area.

Native:

Yes

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