Viola tricolor (Johnny Jump up) - seeds
Viola tricolorTufted annual, biennial, or short-lived, evergreen perennial boasting wonderful three-toned flowers. Edible flowers!
Propagate by seed sown late winter or early spring.
Viola tricolor, also known as Johnny-jump-up, is a small flowering plant that is native to Europe but is also commonly found in other parts of the world, including North America. If you want to grow Viola tricolor, here are some tips:
Choose a location with well-draining soil: Viola tricolor prefers soil that is moist but not waterlogged. Make sure the soil in your chosen location drains well.
Plant in the right season: Viola tricolor can be planted in either the fall or the spring, but it is generally best to plant in the fall if you live in a region with harsh winters.
Provide enough sunlight: Viola tricolor prefers partial shade to full sun, so make sure the location you choose receives enough sunlight.
Water regularly: Water the plants regularly, especially during dry spells. Be careful not to overwater, as Viola tricolor does not like waterlogged soil.
Fertilize occasionally: Viola tricolor does not need a lot of fertilizer, but you can give it a boost with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer once or twice a year.
Deadhead spent blooms: Deadheading, or removing spent blooms, will encourage the plant to produce more flowers.
With proper care, Viola tricolor should grow well and produce colorful blooms.
Packet 1000 seeds