'Australian violet' is a plant in the Viola (Violet) genus with a scientific name of Viola hederacea. The botanical name epithet for Australian violet (hederacea) means 'ivy-like'.It is a flower that typically grows as an evergreen, which is defined as a plant that retains leaves throughout the year. Keep in mind when planning your garden that Australian violet is known for growing to a ground covering habit.
Australia is believed to be where Australian violet originates from.
Australian violet is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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See our list of companion Plants for Australian violet to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.
By our calculations*, you should look at sowing Australian violet about 90 days before your last frost date .
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Australian violet plants:
Ivy leaved violet, Trailing violet, Native violet, Australian violet, Tasmanian trailing violet
Australian violet care instructions
How long does Australian violet take to grow?
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