Wood Violet, English Violet

Viola odorata

How to plant Sweet Violet seeds

The legendary fragrant sweet violets. They feature dark green, heart shaped leaves and exceptionally fragrant, short spurred spring flowers. Sweet violets grow to 6-10 in. tall and spread by runners at a moderate rate. Winter hardy to zone 6.

Viola odorata The Czar - Deep blue-purple Sweet Violet flowers - perennial flower seeds PR13965

THE CZAR Sweet Violet

The Czar sweet violet has long been a customer favorite for its magnificently fragrant, deep violet-blue flowers.

25 seeds - $2.99

Viola odorata Reine de Neiges - sweet violets with white flowers - perennial flower seeds PR01038


Reine De Neiges sweet violet brightens shady gardens with wonderfully fragrant, pure-white flowers.

25 seeds - $2.99

How to Plant Sweet Violet Seeds

Plant sweet violets: Place seeds with a small amount of moist growing media inside a zip-lock bag and keep at 70° F. for 2 weeks. Then place in the refrigerator for an additional 4 weeks. Remove and sow in cell packs or flats and keep at 41-54°F. until germination occurs.

Grow sweet violets: Full sun near the coast and in cool summer areas. Performs best in part to light shade everywhere else. Prefers regular water during summer, yet is especially valuable as one of the few perennials to tolerate dry shade. Flowers are excellent for cutting and edible, eat them fresh or candied. Cut plants back in late fall, fertilize in earliest spring. Plants are rabbit and deer resistant .