All plants are sold in at least 9cm pots, NOT tiny plug plants!

Viola odorata 'Donau'

£4.75

Plant Information

Aspect: Full Shade
Aspect: Light/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Moist But Well-Drained
Colour: Blue

Sorry, sold out, but we are growing more so check again in a few weeks.

Large dark blue flowers, which can have a splash of white on the lower petals.

The flowers are held up on long upright stems and this, together with the sweet, heavy scent invite picking. Robust and early to bloom (Jan-Apr) 

Bred in Germany in 1925.

Grows well in semi-shade or Full Shade";"Soil Type=with free draining, fertile soil.

Height: 20cm 

Sweet violets have been grown for over 2000 years and were the symbol of ancient Athens. Violets were used in cookery in medieval times and strewn in rooms to disguise unpleasant smells. Essential oil is extracted from the flowers and is still used today in the perfume industry. 

Common name(s): Sweet violet

Information

  • All our plants are hardy and perennial (come back year after year) unless otherwise specified in the description.
  • Every plant we sell is sold established in at least a 9cm pot, although many are in bigger pots. Unlike some nurseries, we do not sell plug plants because these require ongoing care when you receive them. Our plants can be planted in your garden as soon as you receive them, or they can be left in their pots for several weeks until you are ready to plant them.
  • As we grow everything ourselves and cannot just buy more stock when levels are low, there will be times when certain varieties are unavailable until the next batch has grown on.
  • We are not technically 'organic' but, as far as possible, we limit the use of pesticides and chemicals. We are fortunate enough to be situated in the countryside and we enjoy the environment and natural world that surrounds us, so we do what we reasonably can to protect it.
  • For a limited time we are offering free delivery for orders over £50.
If you have any questions about our plants, please feel free to contact us and we'll be happy to help.