Scientific Name: Viola cornuta
Common Name: Horned Violet
Hardiness Degree: -10°F (-23.3°C)
Blooming Season: Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Late Summer
Plant Habit: Mounded
Characteristics: Low Maintenance, Attracts Bees, Winter Interest (regional), Fragrant Flowers, Shade Tolerant, Frost Tolerant
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 provide bright color in early Spring and Fall gardens.
Shorter production time = cost savings
Flowering two weeks faster than comparable series, Quicktime allows you to sow your viola crop two weeks later and still ship on time in Spring. With reduced labour and less heat needed in the greenhouse, the cost savings are quick to add up!
Plug crop time: 4.5 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: Spring 5 to 6 weeks, Autumn 3 to 4 weeks
- Early-blooming, free-flowering plants provide bright colour in early Spring and Autumn gardens.
- Reduced daylength sensitivity and free-flowering selection criteria make Quicktime viola the best option for saving growing time in cold-grown, overwinter-produced viola crops.
- Compact plants are covered in 1 to 1.5-in./3 to 4-cm blooms.
- A well-branched, full-bodied plant that fills out the pot or pack.
- Features ‘Hyperflora’ flowering power, so it has multiple blooms at first flower and continues with fast secondary and tertiary flowering.
Brings a key colour to the series, with a medium yellow hue.