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Viola x wittrockiana 'Bunny Ears'


Viola x wittrockiana 'Bunny Ears' has unusual petals that resemble bunny ears in shades of pink, magenta, yellow, and white.

Viola x wittrockiana 'Bunny Ears' is a delightful viola hybrid with unusual rabbit-ear shaped petals. The flowers have elongated top petals in pretty pink to magenta shades with lower petals in magenta and white with black markings in the classic pansy face. Flowers are fragrant and are displayed on vertical stems arising from clumps of oval, dark green leaves in mounds 6-9 inches tall and wide. Use for spring displays in the front of beds and borders and in containers where they can be enjoyed close up. Pollinator attractor. Deer resistant. Edible. Use them in salads and as garnishes.

Common Name: Viola

Family: Violaceae (The Violet Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6-10

Light: Part Shade, Part Sun, Full Sun

Height: 4-8"

Width: 4-8"

Primary Bloom Colour: Magenta

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour: Red

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No

Benefits: Bees, Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Mixed forests, forest margins, shaded and moist places along streams, on sunny slopes in thickets and meadows below 2000 metres.


Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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