Viola Johnny-Jump-Up HEIRLOOM Seeds

Viola Johnny-Jump-Up HEIRLOOM Seeds

Viola tricolor

Item #1045

Perennial usually grown as an annual. Nothing is as charming as a patch of Johnny-Jump-Ups poking their heads above the snow. Perennials often treated as annuals, violas often overwinter in climates as cold as USDA zone 4. Can bloom fall through spring in mild climates. Cold & rain tolerant. Edible flowers are a lovely decoration on cakes and salads!

Seedling Image


Sun to light shade

Blooms spring to early summer

4"-8" tall

Days to Emerge:
7-20 days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of
4 seeds
every 4"

When 1/2" tall,
thin to 1
every 4"

When to sow outside: Cold climates: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost for spring/early summer bloom, or midsummer for fall and the following spring bloom (plants may overwinter). Mild climates: Late summer for fall, winter, and spring bloom.

When to start inside: 8 to 10 weeks before average last frost for early spring planting, and midsummer for fall planting in both mild and cold climates.

Special germination instructions: Seeds sprout better after stratification - a moist/cold treatment. See inside packet for instructions.

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Viola Johnny-Jump-Up HEIRLOOM Seeds


Item #1045

0.25 grams

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