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Viola ‘Huntercombe Purple’

Violet

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Features

  • BloomsApril to August
  • Height0.1m to 0.2m
  • Spread0.2m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourRich purple

Description

Viola ‘Huntercombe Purple’ (Violet). Clumps of oval, toothed leaves are produced from this perennial, with a mass of rich purple, flat-faced flowers borne in mid spring to late summer.

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

Divide clumps every three years.

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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