Belonging to the Viola (Violet) genus, Sweet Violet has a botanical name of Viola odorata. The botanical name epithet odorata means 'fragrant'.Sweet Violet grows as a perennial and is a flower / herb. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Normally grows with a phorb habit. Some varieties of Sweet Violet you may like to consider growing are: Rosea, Alba, White Czar, King of Violets, and Queen Charlotte.
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By our calculations*, you should look at sowing Sweet Violet about 90 days before your last frost date .
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Sweet Violet so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Sweet Violet so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Sweet Violet plants:
21 May 2011
Great plant. Beautiful scent, great groundcover and spreads in a very controllable manner. Allegedly “Rosea” is even stronger scented, but I love this one and would choose it over any other violets.
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