Viola labradorica grows to be 4"-6" tall, with a 12" spread. Bronze-purple foliage and violet purple flowers from May to September. Will tolerate some sun. Self sows and sends out runners. Deer resistant. Native. Semi-evergreen to evergreen. Zones 2-8.
A rather dainty family of low-growing plants with perky colorful flowers. Most prefer a woodland setting. They self-sow when their seed capsules open explosively. Violas symbolize faithfulness. Prefers average to moist, well-drained soils but will tolerate dry. Viola labradorica is an aggressive Viola. Attracts butterflies. Drought tolerant once established.