CRCCD – Bird’s-foot Violet

$6.00

Out of stock

Description

Viola pedata

CT DR P

Soil:  Sandy/Rocky, Well-drained
Moisture:  Dry to Medium
Light:  Full Sun to Part Shade
Plant Height: 3 to 10 inches
Pests:  None
Landscape Value:  Great in groups and small spaces.  Use in rock gardens, along paths, or allow to spread in native gardens or naturalized areas. Great as ground cover for slopes.

A showy plant for well-drained sites.  Dainty blue-purple flowers with orange centers bloom April to June.  Distinctive leaves are deeply segmented resembling birds’ feet.  Spreads by self-seeding.  Seeds are coated with a sugary gel that attracts ants.  Ants carry off seeds, aiding in dispersal.  Susceptible to crown rot if grown in poorly drained soil.  Attracts butterflies, native bees and songbirds.

1 quart pot

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