- Self-seeding biennial plants grow to 5-6 inches
- Purple and yellow blossoms
- Good for container growing
- Flower heads are edible
(Viola x williamsiana) (aka Heartsease) Native to Spain and the Pyrenees Mountains. Truly a classic garden flower that never goes out of fashion. Like all violas, can be used as an edible garnish with cheeses or salads. Plants are exceedingly free-blooming from spring through late autumn. Self-seeding biennial, 5-6" tall.
Learn to Grow Johnny Jump-Up
Start Indoors: 6-8 weeks before last frost
Germination: 10-14 Days
Plant Outdoors: 6-9' Apart
Light: Sun/Partial Shade
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors 1/4" deep. Transplant outdoors when the spring temperatures are still cool and a light frost is possible. Plants enjoy cool rich soil.