Horned violet 'Bambini Mix'
'Bambini Mix' is a Horned violet variety in the Violet genus with a scientific name of Viola cornuta. Bambini Mix is a variety of heirloom OP Horned violet .
Covered with tiny flowers in a wide range of colors, many with bi-colored faces. Easy to grow and blooms first year from seed. Flowers early spring through summer, winter in mild climates.This variety is a Flower that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Bambini Mix is known for growing to a height of approximately 22.0 cm (that's 8.58 inches in imperial). This variety tends to bloom in early spring.
Italy is believed to be where Bambini Mix originates from.
Bambini Mix Horned violet is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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How to grow Horned violet 'Bambini Mix'
Violas grow best in a cool location with rich, moist soil.Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Bambini Mix is thought of as hardy, so this plant will grow or become dormant during the winter. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Bambini Mix are Zone 4 and Zone 8.
Growing Bambini Mix from seed
Select a location with part shade to full sun.Sow at a depth of approx. 0.12 inches (0.3 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 1.17 inches (3.0 cm) between Horned violet plants.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Bambini Mix about 90 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Bambini Mix
For transplants, start indoors 8-10 weeks before last frost date. Keep young plants evenly moist.Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Bambini Mix is a hardy plant.
Harvesting Bambini Mix
Horned violet 'Bambini Mix' information
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Italian heirloom viola from the Alpine regions of Italy. Name means ‘Babies.’ Probably named this due to their cute little flower size.
This was once an Alpine Italian native wildflower, and was only wildcrafted. Gradually over time it gained in popularity, and people began cultivating it to preserve it from hazards of overcollection.
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