(Viola sor.): (4” pot) 4-6” mounds. Ruby-red flowers, Apr.-May, 4-6 weeks. 2-3” downy heart-shaped leaves. Moist/average, likes rich moist soils. Spreads by seed & rhizomes, so site where that’s ok. Lovely massed in wildflower/naturalized areas, by walks, under shrubs. Bees, Butterflies, Birds.
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