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Please note due to COVID-19 our gardens & retail stores are currently closed until further notice. Members can still buy online, stay safe and keep on gardening.

VIOLA 'HEARTSEASE'

VIOLA 'HEARTSEASE'

Viola tricolor
Member $3.95
The true Johnny-Jump-Up, also known as Heartsease for its use in treating a range of ailments throughout the ages- ranging from bronchial complaints to fevers to skin problems. We grow it purely for its endearing tri-coloured, face-like flowers and its ability to self seed where other violets dare not. It is the ultimate ground cover for planting under spring bulbs flowering from late winter right through to summer.
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SEEDS: S598

Growing Information

Sow in punnets in Autumn-Spring
Height To 20cm
Position in FULL SUN/PART SHADE
150 Seeds Per Packet
HARDY ANNUAL
Space at 20cm
Seasonal watering as necessary
95% Germination Rate

Growing Tips

Read the seed packet to find out how far apart to sow your seeds.

VIOLA 'HEARTSEASE'

Viola tricolor
Member $3.95
The true Johnny-Jump-Up, also known as Heartsease for its use in treating a range of ailments throughout the ages- ranging from bronchial complaints to fevers to skin problems. We grow it purely for its endearing tri-coloured, face-like flowers and its ability to self seed where other violets dare not. It is the ultimate ground cover for planting under spring bulbs flowering from late winter right through to summer.
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SEEDS: S598
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