Smooth Yellow Violet

Smooth Yellow Violet

Botanical Name: Viola pensylvanica

En Fran├žais: Violette pubescente

Colour: Yellow

This native violet is common in nearly all areas of central to eastern Canada and U.S. It also grows in the temperate regions of Europe and Asia. Habitats include moist to mesic deciduous woodlands, woodland borders, and thickets.

Other Characteristics

Pollinators: Bees, Butterflies

Sun/Shade: Partial Sun

Planting and Care Considerations

Low maintenance, groundcover perennial with buttery yellow petals blooming in early summer. The nectar from its flower attracts butterflies and bees.

Great companion with Trilliums


Water: Medium

Best Soil: 

Growth Habit: 

More Information

Also known as Downy Yellow Violet, Hairy Violet and Yellow Violet.