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Damhead Nursery
Damhead Farm
Lothianburn
Midlothian
EH10 7DZ

Details

 

Viola hederacea ‘Baby Blue’ is a spreading herbaceous perennial with attractive deep green foliage and delicate blue violet flowers most of the year. An outstanding ground cover that flowers well in deep shade. Also makes a great pot plant.

 

Hardiness

All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets

 

H3 - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK (-5 to 1)

 

Sunlight

Partial Shade, Full shade

Aspect

North-facing, West-facing or East-facing

Exposure

Sheltered

 

Moisture

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained soil

 

Soil

Chalk, Clay, Sand, Loam

 

pH

Acid or Neutral

 

Size

Ultimate height

0.1 – 0.3 metres

Ultimate spread

0.3- 0.6 metres

Time to Ultimate size

About 2 – 5 Years

 

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in poor to moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist soil in partial to deep shade; tolerant of sun if soil remains reliably moist

 

Propagation

Propagate by seed, root and stem cuttings

 

Suggested planting locations and garden types

Flower borders and beds Ground Cover Cottage & Informal Garden. Works well in pots too.

 

How to care

Pruning

No pruning required

 

Pests

Generally pest free

 

Diseases

Generally trouble-free

 

Viola 'Baby Blue'

£7.40Price
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