Viola
Viola 'Mrs Lancaster'

Family: Violaceae (vy-oh-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Viola (vy-OH-la) (Info)
Cultivar: Mrs Lancaster

Category:

Perennials

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Bright Yellow

Medium Blue

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

Flowers are fragrant

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

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

Gardeners' Notes:

2
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RatingContent
Positive

On Apr 30, 2013, Alliex11x from Dublin
Ireland wrote:

I love this plant and it is quite hardy. It smells divine and produces an abundance of flowers and seeds. I have seedlings at the moment from the seeds i collected and hope they will produce lots more of these beautiful little plants so i can share them with friends and family. fingers crossed.

Positive

On May 11, 2009, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Viola 'Mrs Lancaster' is delightful scented. In my opinion the best and strongest scented viola that I ever put my nose in. Its fragrance is, in my opinion, more jasmin-like...wonderful!