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Australian Violet

Viola hederacea
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Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Perennial forms a lush mat of medium green foliage with a spreading habit. Petite violet-white flowers pop up from the foliage in summer. Used as ground cover, border or container plant. 

Plant with Australian Tree Fern


  • Landscape Size: 1"-4" tall, 2' width
  • Light Requirement: Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade or Full Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 7-9, 14-24
  • Growth Habit: Trailing
  • Growth Rate: Moderate

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Plant in enriched soil with good drainage. When using as a ground cover, space plants 12"-15" apart.