Labrador Violet - Viola labradorica

Labrador violet is a very low-growing perennial, which is typically utilized both for its small, attractive, heart-shaped, purple-tinged foliage and its lavender-blue spring flowers. Flowers appear atop leafy stems in May. Native to moist woods in the northern U.S., Canada and Greenland.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Purple
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Repeat Flowers
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Modern
Traditional
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
0-12"
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
Purple
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Summer
Special Features: 
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Edible
Growth Habits: 
Compact
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 2
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Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Spreads, sometimes aggressively, by creeping stems and by self-seeding.

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