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Week 20 – May 20, 2022

Plant Information

Sorbet® Black Delight Viola

  • Sorbet® Black Delight Viola - Bloom
  • Sorbet® Black Delight Viola - Commercial Landscape 1
  • Sorbet® Black Delight Viola - Landscape
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Viola cornuta

Common Name: Horned Violet

Hardiness Degree: -10°F (-23.3°C)

Blooming Season: Winter, Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring, Autumn

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant, Attracts Bees, Winter Interest (regional), Water/Rain tolerant, Fragrant Flowers, Shade Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 6" (15cm)

Height: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Width: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun

General Information: Early-blooming, free-flowering plants remain compact in both heat and cold and have excellent overwintering ability.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 4.5 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish:Early Spring 6 to 9 weeks, Autumn 4 to 6 weeks
  • Plants cover the soil at flowering with more blooms and less stretching, and fewer PGRs are needed.
  • Superior holdability and less shrink.
  • Use in Autumn and Spring programs- the novelty colours have good retail and home garden appeal.

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