Common Blue Violet (Viola sororia) vy-OH-lah sororia

Family Violaceae
Plant Data
I am a... Deciduous Perennial
How to Recognize It Low-growing plant with heart-shaped, slightly cup-live leaves Pretty five-petaled purple flowers (there is some color variation in the species) with a little white in the middles.
Why to Like This native perennial has pretty purple flowers. The flowers and young leaves of violets are edible, and are sometimes added as a colorful addition to salads.
Mature Size 6 - 9 inches tall. 6 - 9 inches wide.
Sun Exposure Part Shade - Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance Medium - Wet:
Zones 3a - 7b
Tags Wet Site Tolerant
Bloom Period April to August
Flower Color White, Blue
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