85 days. This is a gorgeous viola with blooms the color of wine and plum, with a small yellow eye. This versatile cool-weather flower is very well suited to beds and borders, as well as container plantings like window boxes and pots on the front porch. This edible flower makes a delightful decoration for your most eye-catching recipes.
- Full Sun
- Sprouts in 5-8 Days
- Ideal Temperature: 62-68 Degrees F
- Seed Depth: Surface Sow
- Plant Spacing: 6″
- Frost Hardy: Yes
- Viola cornuta
Growing Tips: Perennial in zones 4-9. Start seeds indoors 8-12 weeks before last frost. Grow in full sun to partial shade. Best in cool conditions. Likes a cool, moist, woodsy soil. Occasionally self-sows.
Minimum Seed Count: 30
“Description courtesy of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds/rareseeds.com “.