Do Violas bloom from seed the first year?

Crossville, TN(Zone 7a)

Will they? I am trying my hand at crossing some and I'd like to know if they bloom from seed the first year. Thanks guys!!!

Calgary, AB(Zone 3a)

All of mine have

Crossville, TN(Zone 7a)

Awesome, thanks soooo much!!

Panama, NY(Zone 5a)

the easy answer is yes, but it takes about 10 weeks

Crossville, TN(Zone 7a)

Thats plenty of time to see what I got, yay!!

Tottori, Japan(Zone 9a)

I sow the seeds every year in mid August and they bloom at the end of Noember .
And now on full bloom!

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Crossville, TN(Zone 7a)

AWESOME!!

Gent, Belgium(Zone 8a)

Oh Goldenfish that is soooooo beautiful! Do you know its name?

Tottori, Japan(Zone 9a)

Hi bonitin,

That's name is "Blue swirl". I grow violas from seed every year to save
seedlings money:)
These are different viola "apricot shade".

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Gent, Belgium(Zone 8a)

Thanks Goldenfish, "Blue swirl" is really awesome and such a rich beauty "apricot shade" is!

Tampa, FL(Zone 10a)

If you want to see what the big growers have to choose from go to>

http://ivygarth.com/images/Annuals.htm

and scroll down to pansy and viola. Ivy Garth is one of those companies that places like Park Seed and others buy from and then they repack them for small scale growers.

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Crossville, TN(Zone 7a)

Thank you so much for the link!
I will definitely be looking it over and maybe next year I cna buy some. Yippieeeeeee!

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