Usually pure white, although it can be flushed with very pale blue. Excellent scent and very long flowering.
This evergreen groundcover 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; Queen of Snow