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Directory of Wildflowers

Common Blue Violet
Viola sororia

Common Blue Violet
Common Blue Violet

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
6 - 9 Inches
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 7 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Purple
 
Bloom Season
March - June
 

Features

Purple violets and heart shaped leaves.

Culture

Full sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soils.

Notes

Found in meadows and woods. Will spread through self-seeding.