A charming violet for the rock garden or as a pathway edging in shady places. Forms a low tuft of purple-tinged leaves, with small mauve-purple violets. Self-seeds gently around the garden, but not in a weedy sort of way.
Grows 5-10cm high x 60cm wide
Ideal for under plantings in shady gardens in combination with Lamiums. Can also be grown in pots on balconies, as a border or edging plant.
Position - Shade
Keep moist in warmer weather and mulch. Protect from slugs and snails. Frost hardy.
At a Glance
- Rockery plant
- Lilac/Mauve flowers
- Full to part shade