Elongated green leaves form a cute mound on which sits the unique flowers. The petals are reflexed backwards with light purple petals on the bottom and maroon petals on the top. A real charming little beauty. Small clumping and low growing. Grows 3 inches tall by 3 inches wide. Blooms April or May usually with re-flowering in late summer to early fall. Use in a rock garden or in front of a border. Also can be used in containers.
Common Name: Bird's Foot Violet
Family: Violaceae (The Violet Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-8
Light: Part Shade, Part Sun, Full Sun
Height: under 4"
Width: under 4"
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour: Burgundy
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Well drained, acidic soils in full to partial sun environments. Endemic to Eastern North America.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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