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Horned violet 'Alba Minor'

Viola cornuta

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Alba Minor is part of the Violet genus and is a Horned violet variety. Its scientific name is Viola cornuta 'Alba Minor'. This variety is a Flower that typically grows as an Biennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of two years. Alba Minor is known for growing to a height of approximately 15.0 cm (that's 5.85 inches in imperial).

Alba Minor Horned violet is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Alba Minor have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Alba Minor

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Alba Minor is thought of as half hardy, so protect with a row cover whenever the temperatures drop. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Alba Minor are Zone 4 and Zone 8.

Growing Alba Minor from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 1.17 inches (3.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.12 inches (0.3 cm).

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Alba Minor about 90 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Alba Minor

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Alba Minor is a half hardy plant.

Harvesting Alba Minor