Violet

Viola 'Belmont Blue' (syn. Viola Boughton Blue)

Violet  - Viola  'Belmont Blue' (syn. Viola Boughton Blue)

Common Name: Violet
Genus: Viola
Cultivar: 'Belmont Blue' (syn. Viola Boughton Blue)

Category: Groundcover Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Suitable for ground cover, Has interesting foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.10 m (10 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.20 m (20 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Blue, Purple
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: May to August

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained



    Pretty violet-blue blooms are produced from May to August amongst heart-shaped fresh green leaves. The large flowers have a slight veining and fine dark rays on the paler lower petals. Orginally called 'Broughton Blue' this vigorous variety looks gorgeous when used as a groundcover under roses or other deciduous shrubs.
  • Garden care: To minimise the risk of fungal diseases always use new sterilised compost for container plants. Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering.

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