Violet, dog

Viola riviniana
Perennial
violet or white
Sun or part shade
Height : 10cm
Flowering period : April - July

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

Price for : 9cm plants will be available again in Spring 2019 = £2.80 : Sold Out

Price for : 5 plug plants will be available again in Spring 2019 = £4.50 : Sold Out

Dog violet is a  pretty violet with much variation in the flower shapes and colours, ranging from purple to white. It is unscented, spreads readily by seed and prefers challenging places like cracks in paving and gravel paths as well as woodland edge.
Wildlife attracted:
Although unscented, the Dog violet is an important plant for nectar and for the caterpillars of Pearl bordered fritillary, High brown fritillary, Silver washed fritillary, Dark green fritillary all of which are threatened by habitat loss.

Plants and plug plants will be available again in Spring 2019


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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.