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Viola cornuta ‘Halo Lemon Frost’ (Horned Violet)

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Viola 'Halo Lemon Frost', Violet 'Halo Lemon Frost', Perennial Pansy 'Halo Lemon Frost', Winter Pansy 'Halo Lemon Frost', Purple flowers, pansies, fragrant perennials, evergreen perennials, evergreen flowers, yellow flowers

Noted for its winter hardiness and heat tolerance, Viola cornuta ‘Halo Lilac’ (Horned Violet) is a compact, rounded perennial prized for its abundance of large, fragrant, lavender and yellow flowers. Produced from early spring to late fall, the scented flowers of this ever-blooming pansy arise from a low, bushy mound of bright green leaves, which spreads to form an elegant ground cover. Adding cheerfulness to the landscape, this hardy pansy is excellent for massing, edging, rock gardens and in mixed containers.

  • Easily growing up to 8-10 in. tall (20-25 cm) and 10-12 in. wide (25-30 cm).
  • A part shade lover, it is best grown in fertile, moist, well-drained soils. Tolerates full sun in cool climate areas. Add mulch to keep the soil cool and moist.
  • This plant is highly versatile and can be used in beds, borders, edging, cottage gardens, rock gardens, woodland gardens, containers or as a ground cover.
  • Watch for slugs, snails, glasshouse red spider mite, violet gall midge, pansy leaf spot and powdery mildews. This plant is deer resistant.
  • Trim back in early summer to promote new growth.
  • Propagate by softwood cuttings.

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 9
Heat Zones 1 - 9
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Violaceae
Genus Viola
Common names Violet, Pansy
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 8" - 10"
(20cm - 25cm)
Spread 10" - 1'
(25cm - 30cm)
Spacing 12" - 15"
(30cm - 40cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Showy
Tolerance Deer
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Edging, Ground Covers, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Traditional Garden, City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Coastal Garden
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Alternative Plants to Consider

Viola palustris (Marsh Violet)
Viola sempervirens (Evergreen Violet)
Viola pedatifida (Prairie Violet)
Viola glabella (Pioneer Violet)
Viola rotundifolia (Round-Leaved Violet)
Viola cucullata (Marsh Blue Violet)

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.
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Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 9
Heat Zones 1 - 9
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Violaceae
Genus Viola
Common names Violet, Pansy
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 8" - 10"
(20cm - 25cm)
Spread 10" - 1'
(25cm - 30cm)
Spacing 12" - 15"
(30cm - 40cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Showy
Tolerance Deer
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Edging, Ground Covers, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Traditional Garden, City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Coastal Garden
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