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Viola ‘Etain’

Viola ‘Etain’

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A hardworking, compact perennial, ‘Etain’ violet forms well-behaved clumps and blooms from time to time from spring through fall. The attractive, fleshy, bright green foliage needs protection from slugs. -Sylvia Matlock, Regional Picks: Northwest, Fine Gardening issue #127

Noteworthy CharacteristicsBlooms practically all season.

CarePlant in moist, rich, well-drained soil. "Etain' benefits from regular fertilizing, steady watering, and frequent deadheading. Cut back the foliage if it starts to look leggy.

Propagation By division, layering, or cuttings.

Problems Slugs.

  • Genus : Viola
  • Zones : 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Plant Height : 6 to 12 inches
  • Plant Width : 6 to 12 inches
  • Moisture : Dry to Medium
  • Bloom Time : Early Fall, Early Summer, Fall, Late Spring, Late Summer, Spring, Summer
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Fall Interest
  • Characteristics : Fragrant Flowers
  • Light : Full Sun
  • Uses : Ground Covers, Shade
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Flower Color : Yellow
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