Corsican violet

Viola corsica

Corsican violet, Viola corsica, Plant Select
A wild violet from the Mediterranean with large, one-inch, bright purple flowers produced in every season. Heat tolerant and perennial, it combines well with other colors in the garden and can take considerable drought. Excellent in the rock garden. Reseeds moderately. Perennial.

Tips from the pros: Reseeds freely once established. Seedlings are easy to pull and can be transplanted to relocate to more suitable locations if desired.
Plant Type Perennial
Height 6-8 inches
Width 6-8 inches
Flowering Season Early spring to late fall
Flower Color Purple
Sun Sun, Part Sun
Water Needs Moderate
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 3-8
Soil Type Clay or loam
Deer Resistant No
Good for Pollination No
Winter Interest No
North American Native No
Year Introduced 2003
Annual Commercial Maintenance Hand pull dead foliage in spring.
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Replace plants that may die every 5-10 years.
Elevation Guide Up to 8125 ft

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