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Viola sempervirens

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Viola sempervirens

Species Name: Viola sempervirens
Common Name: Redwood violet

Lovely bright flowers. Wonderful addition to your shade garden. Needs moisture.

Plant Family: Violaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 6" high
Growth Habit:
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Partial sun to shade
Soil Preference:
Water Requirements:
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Winter and Spring
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution:
Natural Habitat:

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History
  • From California Native Plants, Theodore Payne's 1941 catalog: "A beautiful little plant which never gets over 6 inches high, keeps green all summer and produces quantities of small, yellow exquisitely beautiful flowers. Requires shade and moisture. Gallon cans, 35c."
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