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Viola hederacea

Genus Species: Viola hederacea

Common / Product Name: Native Violet

Habit: GROUND COVER (GC)

Available Sizes
Tube14cm

Height x Width: Prostrate – Prostratem x 0.15 – 0.15m

Pruning: None Light

Frost Tolerance: Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: High

Coastal Tolerance: Low

Drought Tolerance: Low

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Evergreen herbaceous perennial

Flowering: starts: Spring / ends: Summer

Flower Colour: Violet

Irrigation: Yes requires regular water in dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Grows in moist areas which protect the plant from frost can tolerate temperatures as low as -5°C for short periods.

Upper Temperatures: Grows in moist conditions, can tolerate temperatures as high as the mid 40’s°C so long as soil is kept moist.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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