Canada Violet
In the Violaceae (violet) family, this perennial plant grows from a short rhizome with fibrous roots, forming clumps, and it spreads by stolons. This is a plant that tends to grow in abundance in hardwood forests (beech-birch-maple or maple-basswood-ash type), usually with sugar maple as a dominant species. Mass in shaded areas of woodland gardens,...
Botanical Name: Viola canadensis
Nom Français: Violette du Canada

Features

Bloom colour: White
Blooms: Spring - Zone 5 | Summer - Zone 5
Pollinators: Bees
Sun or Shade: Partial Sun | Shade
Plant Type: Perennial
Height: Up to 1.5 feet (50 cms)
Across Canada
It grows well in hardiness zones:

Planting

Open deciduous woods, borders
Water requirement: Moist
Well drained

Care

Easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soils in part shade. Prefers moist, humusy soils.

Pruning

Spread:

Considerations

Leaves and flowers can be eaten raw or cooked or made into tea. Compared to the Sweet White Violet, Canada Violets have a much larger flower with yellow throat.
Edible | Native to Canada

Styling and Use

Marsh Marigold

Other

History

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