Genus Species: Viola hederacea
Common / Product Name: Native Violet
Habit: GROUND COVER (GC)
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.