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Viola 'Jewel Yellow'
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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: yellow
main season: Spring
full sun, part shade
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Compact short-lived perennial, often grown as a biennial. Dark green leaves. Small yellow flowers with almost black blotches at the centres. The upper petals are much paler yellow than the lower ones, giving a two-tone effect. 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