Viola Johnny-Jump-Up

Viola Johnny-Jump-Up - Seeds & Bulbs

Viola Johnny-Jump-Up
(Viola tricolor)

Nothing is as charming as a patch of Johnny Jump Ups poking their heads above the snow. Fall planting produces fall and early spring color in cold climates, and this little gem will overwinter in climates as cold as USDA zone 4. Flowers are edible, and even have medicinal uses.

Flower Type: Annual
Bloom Time: Spring
Height: 4" to 8"
Exposure: Full Sun or Light Shade

When to Sow Outside:
COLD CLIMATES: Plant in early spring (2 to 4 weeks before last frost) for spring blooms or in late summer for fall/spring blooms. Plants will overwinter.
WARM CLIMATES: Plant in late summer for fall, winter and spring blooms.
When to Sow Inside: 10 to 12 weeks before last frost for spring planting.
Seed Depth: 1/8"
Seed Spacing: 1"
Days to Emerge: 10 to 14
Thinning: When 1/2" tall thin to 4" apart

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