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Viola x cornuta 'Bowles Black'


Viola x cornuta 'Bowles Black' is a hardy viola with masses of dark purple flowers that merge to violet and yellow centres.

Viola x cornuta 'Bowles Black' has masses of dark purple to almost black petals that merge to violet with black whiskers and bright yellow centres. Delightful in containers, hanging baskets, in vegetable beds for their edible petals, as a ground cover, and at the front of borders where they can self-sow. Long-blooming. As plants get leggy after blooming for months chop back by two thirds. Plants will quickly reflush with more growth and flowers.

Common Name: Hardy Viola

Family: Violaceae (The Violet Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-8

Light: Part Shade, Part Sun, Full Sun

Height: 4-8"

Width: 4-8"

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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