Viola corsica (is a fully hardy perennial herbaceous plant with purple and blue flowers in early ) Autumn, early Summer, late Spring, late Summer and mid Summer, and it takes less than 1 year to flower. It grows well in direct sun and semi-shade, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are .
Care and maintenance
This plant is usually grown as an annual because it is short lived. However, it is very hardy and can be left in the ground for a few years of long lasting blooms. It also self seeds easily.
Viola corsica grows in soils ranging from a pH of 5.5 (very acidic ranges from 5.2 to 5.5) to 8 (slightly alkaline ranges from 7.6 to 8). It is adapted to chalk, clay loam, loam, loamy sand, peat, sandy clay, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils, and prefers medium fertility.
This is a rounded plant and has a clump forming growth form, and has an ultimate height of 0.3m / 11.8in and spread of 0.3m / 11.8in. It can take 0-1 year to reach its ultimate height.
The leaves are green in Spring and Summer and green in Autumn.
The plant is happy in any situation, exposed or sheltered.
Bedding, city courtyard garden, container plant, cottage informal garden, flower border and bed, garden edging and hanging basket.
Propagation techniques include division and seed.
Italy, Sardinia. France, Corsica.-28°C / -18.4F to 0-1 year 0.3m / 11.8in 0.3m / 11.8in
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|Specific epithet ?||corsica|
|Corsican pansy (Ireland)|
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