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Viola 'Sorbet French Vanilla'

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

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Annuals
Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
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)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Evergreen
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Tjsangel On Jun 5, 2005, Tjsangel from Warren, OH wrote:

This is a great compact perennial that keeps on blooming! It loves the cooler spring and falls here in zone 5 also prefers partial shade but I've had much success with this one.

Positive Weezingreens On Aug 24, 2002, Weezingreens from Seward, AK (Zone 3b) wrote:

'French Sorbet Vanilla' has a neat plant habit, yet blooms profusely. The 1" blooms are a creamy white.

Regional...

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

Elk Grove, California
Stone Mountain, Georgia
Warren, Ohio



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