Seed Exchange - Native to Spain and the Pyrenees Mountains. Truly a classic garden flower that never goes out of fashion. Like all violas, can be used as an edible garnish with cheeses or salads. Plants are exceedingly free-blooming from spring through late autumn. Self-seeding biennial, 5-6" tall, (Viola x williamsiana) (aka Heartsease).
Self-seeding biennial plants grow to 5-6 inches
Purple and yellow blossoms
Good for container growing
Flower heads are edible
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors 1/4" deep. Transplant outdoors when the spring temperatures are still cool and a light frost is possible. Plants enjoy cool rich soil.
Start indoors8-10 weeks before last frost
Germination 10-14 days
Plant 6-9" apart
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