Sweet White Violet

Viola blanda

Violette agréable

Viola blanda, commonly known as sweet white violet, is a stoloniferous, stemless, low-growing perennial (1-5″ high) which features basal, heart-shaped leaves and fragrant, white flowers with strongly-reflexed upper petals and a purple-veined lower petal. Sweet White Violets are perennial wildflowers native to the eastern United States and Canada. In the wild, they spread to form…

Compared to the Canada Violet, Sweet White Violets have much smaller flowers and are slightly fragrant. The stem also has a more reddish hue.


In nature Open mixed woods, clearings.


Caring for Sweet White Violet

Violets prefer damp, well-drained ground, and the sun-dappled protection of woodlands. A quintessential woodland flower, welcome in any garden, violets will spread through runners to create a charming ground cover if you treat them well.

It is happiest in Clay, Loam, Sand, well drained

In terms of water, Sweet White Violet needs Moist