Pansy – Viola – Heartsease

A simple easy to grow range of colourful and often scented flowers. Take the Viola family to heart.
These colourful photos show a range of violas that are smaller flowers than pansies and larger than violets but share the same characteristics.

Violas

 

Viola profusion

Why not try a pack of Violas or Pansies from your local supplier.

Viola profusion

Claret and Amber Violas could have been grown for Bradford City FC

Newby Hall gardens violas

Close colouring to close relative the Violet

Viola in white

White with yellow eye catching centre.

Wild Yellow Viola
Growing wild on the moors of Yorkshire.

Varieties

Viola x wittrockiana = Pansy
Viola cornuta = Viola and Viola cornuta minor smaller viola
Viola Odorata Sweet Violet
Viola nigra Black Violet

 

Violas can get a bit leggy but selfseed, last several seasons and will take a good clipping after flowering

Blue and Yellow photo by Toshio CC


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