To me, the wonderful purple foliage is the main attraction of this perennial violet. It's also the most long-lived violet in our garden, outlasting attempts at establishing several other species. The small blue flowers in spring are an added bonus.
||ordinary garden soil (not too dry)
||self-seeds sparingly in our garden
|Seed ripens||extended period, starting late June||
In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: side garden
About my plant portraits
PlantLinks to other web pages about Viola labradorica
Visitors to this page have left the following comments
|Grace coan||May 17, 2005||Loved your picture! Can you tell me where I can find viola labradorica seeds?|
I hope to have some to trade this fall. Will mail you if I find any other sources.
|ana garcia neilmann||Jul 05, 2005||Is viola labradorica edible?|
Other violas are - I would expect this one to be, too. But don't take it on my authority.
|Pat W. Darwin, Mn||May 26, 2006||I purchased Viola Labradorica at Hardy Plants.com this spring.
Germination is a bit difficult for me though.
I welcome comments about my web pages; feel free to use the form below to
leave feedback about this particular page. For the benefit of other visitors
to these pages, I will list any relevant comments you leave, and if
appropriate, I will update my page to correct mis-information. Faced with an
ever-increasing onslaught of spam, I'm forced to discard any comments including
html markups. Please submit your comment as plain text. If you have a
comment about the website as a whole, please leave it in my
guestbook. If you
have a question that needs a personal response, please
May 01, 2005