Very rounded white petals with violet streaks and a superb scent. Bred by the Windward Violet Nurseries in the 1930's and descended from Viola 'Princess of Wales'.
Grows well in semi-shade or Full Shade";"Soil Type=with free draining, fertile soil.
Sweet violets have been grown for over 2000 years and were the symbol of ancient Athens. Violets were used in cookery in mediaeval 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