Common Name: Common Blue Violet
Full sun to part shade, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, prefers rich but tolerates most soils except rocky, slightly acid to slightly alkaline pH. 6-8 inches height, blooms spring into summer, purple flowers, self-seeds freely.
Germination Code: C(60) or M, D
Native Region: Statewide
Easy to grow plant that can be weedy. Blossoms make good candy, jam, jelly, syrup and wine. Edible leaves are high in Vitamin A and C. Leaves are larval food for Fritillary butterflies. Attracts butterflies and birds.