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Viola sororia 'Freckles' (Viola 'Freckles')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.15m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Viola sororia 'Freckles'

Other names

Viola 'Freckles'

Genus

Viola Viola

Variety or Cultivar

'Freckles' _ 'Freckles' is a small, mound-forming perennial. It has rounded, dark-green leaves and in early to mid-summer, bears dainty single flowers on upright stems above its foliage. It gets its name from the purple speckles on its white petals.


Viola sororia 'Freckles' is: Deciduous

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming

Flower

White, Spotted, Purple in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Pruning

Deadhead to prolong flowering.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Viola sororia 'Freckles' (Viola 'Freckles') 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, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Viola sororia 'Freckles'

Other names

Viola 'Freckles'

Genus

Viola Viola

Variety or Cultivar

'Freckles' _ 'Freckles' is a small, mound-forming perennial. It has rounded, dark-green leaves and in early to mid-summer, bears dainty single flowers on upright stems above its foliage. It gets its name from the purple speckles on its white petals.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming


Colour

Flower

White, Spotted, Purple in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer

General care

Pruning

Deadhead to prolong flowering.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Viola sororia 'Freckles' (Viola 'Freckles') 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, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

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