PlantFiles: Woolly Blue Violet, Confederate Violet Viola sororia 'Priceana'
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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)
On Aug 1, 2004, bfroberts from Mount Olive, NC wrote:
I LOVE this plant. Just discovered it this season when I spotted a gallon pot marked down at Lowes because it was looking a little raggedy. I bought it, plopped it down in poor, hard, dry soil in full shade and in one month it has at least doubled in size. It is full of dainty violet/white blooms. I am so impressed with this plant that I just bought another today. With this growth rate I can see where it may be invasive if conditions are right, but it stays compact as it spreads, doesn't seem to sprawl, and it looks like division would be simple and definitely worthwhile. Highly recommend this speciman for your shade or woodland garden. Would make an excellent groundcover under trees.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
Ellendale, Delaware Jacksonville, Florida Derby, Kansas Benton, Kentucky Livonia, Michigan Mathiston, Mississippi Auburn, New Hampshire Frenchtown, New Jersey Tonawanda, New York Mount Olive, North Carolina Fremont, Ohio Glouster, Ohio Norman, Oklahoma North York, Pennsylvania Reading, Pennsylvania India Hook, South Carolina Middleton, Tennessee