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Viola cornuta Alba Group (Horned pansy Alba Group)

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.15m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Viola cornuta Alba Group

Other names: Horned pansy Alba Group, Tufted pansy

Genus: Viola Viola

Variety or Cultivar: Alba Group _ Alba Group are low-growing, spreading, evergreen perennials grown for their delicate, white flowers in spring and summer.


Viola cornuta Alba Group is: Evergreen

Flower: White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage: Bright-green in All seasons

Fragrance: Flowers may be fragrant.

Habit: Spreading

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Glasshouse red spider mite , Slugs , Snails , Violet leaf midge , Aphids Glasshouse red spider mite , Slugs , Snails , Violet leaf midge , Aphids

Specific diseases: Leaf spot , Powdery mildew , Rust Leaf spot , Powdery mildew , Rust

General care

Pruning: Deadhead to prolong flowering. After flowering cut back vigorous plants to keep compact. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Viola cornuta Alba Group (Horned pansy Alba Group) will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Garden edging, Low Maintenance, Underplanting

Cultivation: Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun or light shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy, Clay (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral, Alkaline

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Viola cornuta Alba Group

Other names: Horned pansy Alba Group, Tufted pansy

Genus: Viola Viola

Variety or Cultivar: Alba Group _ Alba Group are low-growing, spreading, evergreen perennials grown for their delicate, white flowers in spring and summer.


Viola cornuta Alba Group is: Evergreen

Flower: White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage: Bright-green in All seasons

Fragrance: Flowers may be fragrant.

Habit: Spreading

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Specific pests: Glasshouse red spider mite , Slugs , Snails , Violet leaf midge , Aphids

Specific diseases: Leaf spot , Powdery mildew , Rust

General care

Pruning: Deadhead to prolong flowering. After flowering cut back vigorous plants to keep compact. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Viola cornuta Alba Group (Horned pansy Alba Group) will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Garden edging, Low Maintenance, Underplanting

Cultivation: Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun or light shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy, Clay (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral, Alkaline

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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