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botanical name:
Viola 'Jewel Red'
Viola 'Jewel Red' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Viola
synonyms:  Viola x hybrida 'Jewel Red'
family:  Violaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.15m
width: 0.10m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: maroon
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
F1 hybrid. Compact short-lived perennial, often grown as a biennial. Dark green leaves. Small dark maroon red flowers with almost black blotches at the centres. Very free flowering over a long period, mostly in spring and summer but can bloom at any time of year.

cultivation:
Moist humus rich soil in part shade. Dead head regularly to promote flowering.

propagation:
From seed.

usage:
Border edges, bedding and containers.

other notes:
Jewel Series cultivar, bred by American Takii Inc., California, USA
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