Viola pubescens

Downy Yellow Violet

Plant Type:

SHADE PERENNIALS

Viola pubescens - 3 available. This sweet native erupts with five-petaled yellow spring flowers - unmistakably of the Violet clan. Each flower exhibits dark purple stripes inside the mouth of the flower. Medium green simple leaves are broadly spade-shaped and scalloped. Round seed pods are silvery green due to the fine hairs reflecting light which cover them. The bees like it and it's edible, too. Native Downy Yellow Violet is found in rich woodlands in dapple part sun / part shade. Established pot grown Violet from seed or division.


Height:

4-12 in

Colors:

Yellow

Zone:

3 to 7(8)
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Characteristics and Attributes for Viola pubescens

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer / into Autumn

Nature Attraction

  • Honey Bees & Native Bees

Light

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Dappled Shade

Attributes

  • Natural Garden
  • Cutting Garden
  • Border
  • Cottage Garden
  • Woodland
  • Rock Garden
  • Grouping
  • Wildlife Garden
  • Edible

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Soil

  • Fertile
  • Humus Laden
  • Moist
  • Woodland

Origins

  • Eastern North America
  • Central North America

Propagated By

  • By Seed / Potted
  • Division