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Horned Violet

Viola cornuta

Also known as

Horned Pansy, Baby Faces, Bedding Pansy, Pyrenean Violet, Tufted Pansy, Viola

VIOLA CORNUTA - ARTIGA LIN - IB-057 (Pensament pirinenc) by Isidre blanc (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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VIOLA CORNUTA - ARTIGA LIN - IB-057 (Pensament pirinenc)
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Horned Violet Overview

Viola cornuta is also called the Horned Violet or the Horned Pansy, after the flower spurs. This attractive evergreen perennial plant is part of the Violaceae family. It originates from France and Spain. It has a spreading habit and may be used as groundcover or bedding. It produces lance-shaped foliage and attractive violet-purple flowers measuring around 3cm across.

Common problems with Horned Violet

How to propagate Horned Violet

Seed

Division

Divide in spring or autumn

Special features of Horned Violet

Attractive flowers

Ground cover

Looking good in June - Top 10 flowers

Traditionally flowering in June, these flowers will be at their best this month.

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