- Dusky Violet Viola Hederacea
Dusky Violet Viola Hederacea
The flowers of our native Dusky Violet are edible. These can be served to give an elegant garnish on gourmet dishes. The flowers can also be candied or frosted for special occasion cakes
DESCRIPTION: Dusky Violet is a gorgeous spreading plant with deep green kidney shaped leaves and covered in masses of white flowers with a purple throat. It flowers over a long period from spring to summer.
GROWING CONDITIONS: This plant loves and thrives in moist shady conditions but will tolerate dry sunny conditions.
FOR BEST RESULTS: Give plenty of water over summer and fertilize in spring.
PLANTING IDEAS: This makes an ideal plant around stepping stones or as an understorey plant in ferneries and other shady places.