Synonym: Viola erecta
Native to Continental Europe and West Asia, Viola elatior is a charming plant to place in a shady border or for planting under trees.
In the spring time it produces elegant flowers with lavender blue spurs and white centres and then remains quietly discreet for the rest of the season.
Height: 30 cm. Planting distance: 40 cm. Flowering: May - June. Grow in partial shade or in (not too hot) sun in good, moist, humus-rich and well-drained garden soil. Hardy.
Companions: Alchemilla, Astrantia, Brunnera, Geum 'Eos', Heuchera, Luzula sylvatica 'Aurea', Pulmonaria, Tolmiae, or as decoration under Thalictrum.
- 9,5cm pot
- Hardiness zones : zone 6-10
- Height: 10 to 30cm
- Plant spacing: 30 cm
- Flower colour: blue
- Flowering period: spring flowers
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