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Honeybee Viola

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Viola cornuta


The name is what drew us to this viola at first, then it impresses up with it animated blooms. Honeybee has a unique pattern on its petals in shades of golden-yellow, honey and copper. Plant in spring or fall.  (F1 Hybrid)

10 seeds 


Perennial to zone 6

Germination: 5-14 days

Seed Planting Depth: Cover lightly to 1/8" deep

Starting Indoors: Start indoors 8-12 weeks before the last frost. Provide 65-70 degree F soil temperature. Transplant into the garden after the last frost. Water seedlings regularly until established. 

Outside Sowing:  Early spring, late summer through autumn in areas with mild winters.

Growth Habit: Mounded

Height and Width: 6-8” x 6-8”

Spacing: 6"

Light Needs:  Full sun, part sun in hot climates

Soil Needs: Rich, moist and well drained

Approximate days to flower from seed:65-70 days

Uses: Borders and beds,containers and hanging baskets, cottage gardens, planting under shrubs and trees, edible flowers.

Care: Mix compost or well rotted manure into the soil before transplanting. Deadheading prolongs flowering. Fertilized every few weeks with a balanced fertilizer.

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Blue honey bee viola !!?

Germination 100%. But the flowers are blue..it's not the end of the world but I was hoping they would be yellow lol