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A picture of a Wild Violet

Wild Violet

Monopsis unidentata

Full Sun
Moderate care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Wild Violet

M.unidentata growing in a pot
M. lutea

Wild Violet Overview

This lovely, dainty plant caught our attention and was collected growing wild with buffalo grass (Stenotaphrum secundatum) around Nature's Valley. With its little mauve flowers creeping on long green stems through the grass, it looked as if the buffalo grass was flowering.

Special features of Wild Violet

Pot plant

Attracts bees

Wet sites