Sweet violet

Viola odorata
Violet or white
Shade or part shade
Height : 10cm
Flowering period : March - May

This is a good source of nectar :
This is good for butterfly caterpillar food :

Price for : 9cm pots: = £3.75 : Sold Out

Price for : 5 plug plants: = £7.25 : Sold Out

Sweet violet is indeed sweetly scented. Spreads by runners as well as seed. This is a plant of woodland or woodland edge. It will not tolerate direct hot sunshine as the dog violet will. Our sweet violets may be white or purple.
Other features:
Sweet violets can be crystallised in sugar for sweet making, or added to salads, fruit salads and drinks.
Wildlife attracted:
Some of the rare fritillary butterflies will use sweet violet as caterpillar food, though the dog violet is most commonly used.


We endeavour to deliver your order to you within 7-10 working days of your order being placed; if there is a delay we will let you know.

Once shipped you will usually receive your order within 24-48 hours.
For further information on delivery please check out our delivery details  here and terms.
Some plants are only available at certain times of year. For any queries regarding stock availability please do contact us and we will be happy to advise.