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Annual BiennialBedding

Viola Endurio Yellow with Violet Wing (Endurio Series)

A compact, semi-evergreen trailing biennial with green foliage. Yellow and violet-purple flowers with a burgundy-red central blotch appear from winter through to spring

Size
Ultimate height
0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
1–2 years
Ultimate spread
0.1–0.5 metres
Growing conditions
Clay
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Yellow Purple Green
Summer Green
Autumn Green
Winter Yellow Purple Green
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

East–facing or South–facing or West–facing

Exposure
Exposed or Sheltered
Hardiness
H6
Botanical details
Family
Violaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Semi evergreen
Habit
Bushy, Trailing
Genus

Viola can be annuals, biennials or deciduous or evergreen perennials, with simple or pinnately lobed leaves and 5-petalled flowers of characteristic shape

Name status

Trade

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade

Propagation

Propagate by seed sown in late winter or early spring

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • City and courtyard gardens
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • hanging basket
  • Patio and container plants
  • Low Maintenance
  • Bedding
  • Flower borders and beds
  • Underplanting of roses and shrubs
  • Wall side borders
Pruning

Deadhead regularly and cut back after flowering

Pests

May be susceptible to slugs, snails, aphids, glasshouse red spider mite and violet gall midge

Diseases

May be susceptible to powdery mildews, pansy leaf spot, a virus and a rust

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