Johnny Jump-Up

Viola cornuta | SKU: 0996
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$3.75 to $8.14
  • Self-seeding biennial plants grow to 5-6 inches
  • Purple and yellow blossoms
  • Good for container growing
  • Flower heads are edible

$3.75 to $8.14

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Item Details

(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.

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Look delicate, yet they are exceedingly hardy!


Bought these one, possibly two years ago. They have self seeded and thrive, even under the snow (zone 5).