Viola riviniana Purpurea GroupSynonym(s): Viola labradorica Purpurea Group Common Name: 'Labrador violet'
An attractive perennial forming a semi-evergreen clump of heart-shaped purple-green leaves with masses of purple-blue violets over a long period. Apr-Jun. H10cm S20cm.
Best grown in a moist but well-drained soil in sun or semi-shade. Tolerant of dry soils once established. Self-seeds freely and excellent for naturalizing.