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Viola canina

Common name dog violet
Family violaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers mauve (late spring-summer)
Size small
Light part-full shade

Low-growing violet, mostly known as a wildflower.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '06 trade. Baggy 35F (8w; looked like some germination occurred 1-2w, but seedlings never developed; better to leave all seeds for full cold treatment) - 70F (50%G, 5d)

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