Viola 'Silver Gem' is a trailing, groundcovering violet with silver foliage and reblooming purple flowers.
Viola 'Silver Gem' is a gorgeous trailing violet native to eastern North America and comes from the gardens of the Mt Cuba Center. It has beautiful silvery, heart-shaped foliage with darker veins that forms a dense, tidy mat in shade and part shade. Lavender flowers appear in early spring and rebloom consistently until fall. Drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant.
Common Name: Prostrate Blue Violet
Family: Violaceae (The Violet Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-8
Light: Part Shade, Part Sun, Full Shade
Height: under 4"
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Spring - Fall
Soil Moisture: Moist, Average, Dry, Drought Tolerant
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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