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Viola ‘Haslemere’

Violet

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Features

  • BloomsMay to August
  • Height0.1m to 0.25m
  • Spread0.2m to 0.25m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourPurple pink

Description

Viola ‘Haslemere’ (Violet). This is a clump-forming perennial producing oval, toothed, mid green leaves. In late spring to late summer, there are flat-faced, purple-pink flowers.

Characteristics

Perennial, Herbaceous

Other common names

Pansy

Origin

North America, Andes, Japan

Interest and use

Grown for their distinctive flowers. Attracts butterflies

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.5 to 6.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Soil should not be too dry.

Propagation

Popagate by seed; the annuals sown according to flowering season. Usually the perennials and sub-shrubs are propagated by softwood cuttings in spring or they can be propagated by root division. Species may also be propagated by seed in spring or autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Protect from slugs and greenfly

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