Viola Seeds (Viola cornuta, tricolor, corsica) - Diane's Flower Seeds
Viola tricolor Helen Mount
Viola tricolor 'Helen Mount'
(Johnny Jump-Up, Wild Pansy)

380 seeds   $3.00         
Viola tricolor 'Helen Mount' has small flowers that bloom from spring to fall in shades of purple, lavender and yellow. It makes a nice groundcover, spreading and self-sowing around larger plants in the garden. It attracts butterflies.

Common names include Wild Pansy, Johnny Jump-Up, and Heartsease. Also known as Viola cornuta 'Helen Mount'. Hardy in zones 4-9.

height 6"

Viola Seeds

Most violas are short-lived perennials with small flowers in a wide range of colors. They thrive in full sun to part shade.

Sowing Viola Seeds

Start viola seeds indoors 8 weeks before the last frost date. Barely cover the seeds with soil. Spacing 4". Hardy in zones 5-9.

Viola cornuta 'Chantreyland'
(Violet, Pansy)

65 seeds   $3.00            
Viola 'Chantreyland' is a lovely selection with soft apricot-orange flowers. The flowers are relatively large for a viola.

Violas are more free-flowering than panises, which makes up for the blooms being smaller. They are perfect for containers where the small blooms can be admired at close range. Hardy in zones 5-9.

height 8"

Viola 'Chantreyland'
Viola cornuta 'King Henry'
(Violet, Pansy)

65 seeds   $3.00           
Viola 'King Henry' is an heirloom variety with royal purple flowers that have a small golden eye and deep purple whiskers. It looks great with spring bulbs, and it makes a good companion plant in containers.

Viola 'King Henry' has small flowers, but it's a prolific bloomer, and it often overwinters and self-sows in the garden. Hardy in zones 5-9.

height 6"

Viola 'King Henry'
Viola cornuta 'Bowles Black'
(Violet, Pansy)

65 seeds   $3.00           
Viola 'Bowles Black' is a small plant with masses of purple-black flowers. Place it near the edge of a path or in containers where you can enjoy the adorable little flowers up close.

Viola 'Bowles Black' self-sows nicely in the garden, filling in the cracks between larger plants. It's also suitable for the rock garden. Hardy in zones 5-9.

height 6"

Viola corsica 'Little Gem'
(Corsican Pansy, Violet)

30 seeds   $3.25     
Viola 'Bowles Black'
Viola corsica is a perennial pansy with blue-purple flowers that have a light fragrance. It's a wonderful plant for the rock garden, and it thrives in containers. It can spread up to 12" wide, making it a good groundcover for a small area. 

Viola corsica 'Little Gem' was a Plant Select winner in 2003. It has a long bloom season from late spring through summer. Hardy in zones 4-9.

height 6" 

Also see Pansy Seeds

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Viola corsica 'Little Gem'