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Viola 'Sorbet Black Delight'

Family: Violaceae (vy-oh-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Viola (vy-OH-la) (Info)
Cultivar: Sorbet Black Delight
Additional cultivar information:(Sorbet™ series)

Category:

Annuals

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Dark Purple/Black

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Mid Winter

Foliage:

Blue-Green

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

New Haven, Connecticut

Coos Bay, Oregon

Austin, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On May 15, 2008, beebonnet from Coos Bay, OR (Zone 9a) wrote:

Survived a very cold winter here. So cute underplanted with bulbs.

Positive

On Apr 18, 2006, RonniePitman wrote:

This little plant is a trooper. It bloomed throughout the central Texas winter; now with record-breaking 100 degree heat in April, it continues to hold up.