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Viola x wittrockiana 'Flambe Terracotta Shades'

Family: Violaceae (vy-oh-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Viola (vy-OH-la) (Info)
Species: x wittrockiana (wit-rok-ee-AH-na) (Info)
Cultivar: Flambe Terracotta Shades

Category:

Annuals

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Red

Orange

Red-Orange

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Pale Yellow

Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

By stooling or mound layering

Seed Collecting:

Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts

Durham, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Mar 29, 2008, peachmcd from Durham, NC wrote:

Seeds were sowed indoors late August for planting out in October. I should've started them in July. But once they started blooming, they were so lovely I ordered more for next year.

Abundant flowers on strong plants (will try to post a photo) with buds tinted old rose, opening to various shades of creamy yellow, pinky tan, burgundy, and peach. Faces, whiskers, and a few solids. So very different from the big box brights! But gorgeous in containers with a few yellows and burgundies I picked up to give me instant gratification while I waited for my babies to bloom.