Over wintering violas?

Tobyhanna, PA(Zone 5a)

In the early summer I had planted viola seeds (johnny jump ups) into a regular flower pot and they are now happily blooming. I know they self seed, but will these existing plants winter over? If I leave them in the pot and mulch them well for the winter, will they come back next spring?

Clarksville, TN(Zone 7a)

I have not tried to overwinter them in pots but they are a perennial plant so I think it is well worth a try. I would be interested in knowing how this comes out.

Calgary, AB(Zone 3b)

In your zone, it will probably work - Viola tricolor is extremely hardy and virtually indestructible. If you have any doubts, you could just sink the pot into the ground (assuming you have a yard).

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