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Viola 'Jewel Red'
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common name: Viola
synonyms: Viola x hybrida 'Jewel Red'
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: maroon
main season: Summer
full sun, part shade
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
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.
Moist humus rich soil in part shade. Dead head regularly to promote flowering.
Border edges, bedding and containers.
Jewel Series cultivar, bred by American Takii Inc., California, USA