Wild Violet (Viola sororia)

Wild Violet (Viola sororia)

Viola sororia, known commonly as the Common Blue Violet, is a stemless herbaceous perennial plant that is native to eastern North America. It is known by a number of common names including; Common Meadow Violet, Purple Violet, Woolly Blue Violet, Hooded Violet and Wood Violet.

Structure: 2″ to 5″ tall

Life Cycle: Perennial

What To Look For: Heart-shaped leaves, small pansy-like flowers, blue-violet to lilac or white

Growth Period: Blooms from March though May – grows best when cool