Johnny Jump Up-Viola

Johnny Jump Up, Viola

Viola cornuta (Violaceae)
Johnny Jump Up, Viola is a compact annual or perennial, native to Spain and the Pyrenees Mountains.

This variety has been used extensively in floral gardens and has escaped from cultivation to roadsides, fields and waste areas throughout much of the United States.

The vibrant blooms are deep purple and yellow, creating a solid carpet of color for weeks.

Prefers partial shade to full sun in rich, well­ drained soil.–I’ve had these growing in the Colorado mountains at over 9000 ft. and blooming in snow.

Suggested Use: Around the base of trees, flower beds, containers, borders.

Keeping the faded blossoms picked will prolong the blooming period.

Average Planting Success: 70%
Height: 7—10 inches
Germination: 14­—21 days
Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 65°F–­75°F
Sowing Depth: 1/16″
Blooming Period: March—-August

Packet. App. 200 seeds.


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