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Viola 'Coeur d'Alsace' (Sweet violet 'Coeur d'Alsace')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.15m
Max height
0.25m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Viola 'Coeur d'Alsace'

Other names

Sweet violet 'Coeur d'Alsace'

Genus

Viola Viola

Variety or Cultivar

'Coeur d'Alsace' _ 'Coeur d'Alsace' is a compact, mat-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with heart-shaped, dark green leaves and, from late winter into spring, upright stems bearing fragrant, single, dark pink flowers.


Viola 'Coeur d'Alsace' is: Semi evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers have a sweet fragrant.

Habit

Mat Forming

Flower

Dark-pink in Spring; Dark-pink in Winter

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

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

Leaf spot , Powdery mildew , Rust Leaf spot , Powdery mildew , Rust

General care

Pruning

Deadhead to prolong flowering. Cut back after flowering to maintain a compact habit.

Propagation methods

Stem tip cuttings


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Where to grow

Viola 'Coeur d'Alsace' (Sweet violet 'Coeur d'Alsace') will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.25m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Garden edging, Ground Cover

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Viola 'Coeur d'Alsace'

Other names

Sweet violet 'Coeur d'Alsace'

Genus

Viola Viola

Variety or Cultivar

'Coeur d'Alsace' _ 'Coeur d'Alsace' is a compact, mat-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with heart-shaped, dark green leaves and, from late winter into spring, upright stems bearing fragrant, single, dark pink flowers.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers have a sweet fragrant.

Habit

Mat Forming


Colour

Flower

Dark-pink in Spring; Dark-pink in Winter

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

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. Cut back after flowering to maintain a compact habit.

Propagation methods

Stem tip cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Viola 'Coeur d'Alsace' (Sweet violet 'Coeur d'Alsace') will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.25m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Garden edging, Ground Cover

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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