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Viola blanda

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Common Name: Sweet White Violet, Woodland White Violet

Part shade, wet to medium moisture level, humusy soil, slightly acid to neutral pH.  4-6 inches height, blooms in spring, white flowers, will naturalize.

Germination Code:  ?

Native Region: Eastern half of Tennessee

Fragrant flowers.  Good groundcover for small spaces. Spreads by runners to form large carpets in the wild.  Violet blossoms make good candy, jam, jelly, syrup and wine.  Edible leaves are high in Vitamin A and C.  Attracts butterflies.

Sweet White Violet, Woodland White Violet - Viola blanda
Photo Courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery http://www.prairiemoon.com/
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Photo Courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery http://www.prairiemoon.com/