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Viola striata (Striped White Violet)

Striped White Violet, Pale Violet, Striped Violet, Cream Violet


Viola striata (Striped White Violet) is a low-growing perennial forming a low cushion of dark green, heart-shaped leaves with deeply cut stipules. In mid spring to early summer, creamy white flowers adorned with purple striations on their lower petals float high above the foliage. Rising from the leaf axils, they are pollinated by bees and butterflies. Striped White Violet self-seeds profusely and is perfect to create a dense ground cover.

  • Grows up to 10-12 in. tall and wide (25-30 cm). This plant self-seeds readily to form large colonies.
  • A part shade lover, it is best grown in average, moist, well-drained soils.
  • Deer resistant, it is generally pest and disease free.
  • Propagate by division or from seed.
  • Native to eastern North America.

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Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 7
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Viola - Violets
Exposure Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Summer (Early)
Height 10" – 1' (25cm – 30cm)
Spread 10" – 1' (25cm – 30cm)
Spacing 10" – 12" (25cm – 30cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Native Plants United States, Midwest, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Wisconsin, Northeast, Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Southeast, Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Southwest, Oklahoma
Tolerance Deer
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Ground Covers
Garden Styles Prairie and Meadow

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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.


Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 7
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Viola - Violets
Exposure Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Summer (Early)
Height 10" – 1' (25cm – 30cm)
Spread 10" – 1' (25cm – 30cm)
Spacing 10" – 12" (25cm – 30cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Native Plants United States, Midwest, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Wisconsin, Northeast, Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Southeast, Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Southwest, Oklahoma
Tolerance Deer
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Ground Covers
Garden Styles Prairie and Meadow

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