Viola Black Shadow

Height 20cm
Spread 50cm
Full sun
Full sun/Part Shade
Botanical Name: Viola hybrid Black Shadow

Variety Profile

  • Massed displays of dramatic black coloured, fragrant flowers
  • Long flowering perennial variety - main flush mid winter to spring with some flowers continuing through to autumn.
  • Neat, dense habit.

Cultural Care

Grows well in most soil types which are moist but well draining. Give some protection from strong afternoon sun during summer. Prune during late summer to increase performance in autumn and to promote dense habit. Apply a slow release fertiliser during early spring or after pruning. Mulch well to help retain moisture during dry periods.

Plant Uses

  • Ornamental edging or for filling small spaces.
  • Rockeries and small gardens.
  • Containers or hanging baskets.
  • Mass plant for a bright border display.

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