Viola Irish Elegance – Buy alpines

£2.50

Welcome the spring in with these lovely creamy apricot flowers held above a low green mat.

Easy plant for novice gardeners.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots.

In stock

Description

Viola odorata Irish Elegance description:

Creamy yellow flowers with an apricot centre in the spring, over a spreading low mat of green foliage.

Good for the front of a border or in a wildlife garden.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.

Excellent for wildlife, border or rough area.How easy is it to grow:
This is excellent for a wildlife area, border or rough area in most soils, including heavy or clay ones.

Buy alpines with confidence because this is trouble free and easy.

Common name: Sweet Violet Irish Elegance.

Also known as: Viola SulfureaViola odorata Sulfurea and Viola Sulphur.

Viola Irish Elegance flowering in April
Viola Irish Elegance in April

The best position in the garden:

Sun or semi shade.

Sun or semi shade

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, it will keep spreading and is excellent for growing under trees.

What type of soil:

Any reasonable soil, also tolerates a chalky soil, and an acidic soil and a clay soil.

How much moisture:

Normal moisture.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy.

Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.

Size of plant:

Height 10 cm.
Spreading.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 4 plants per square metre, but it will continue to spread!

Reference: [1] Plantlife

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Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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