Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Cream Violet, Striped Cream Violet

Cream Violet, Striped Cream Violet

Viola striata

Part to full shade, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, humusy loam soil, slightly acid to neutral pH.  8-12 inches height, blooms in spring, cream colored flowers, freely self-seeds and can be aggressive.

Germination Code:  ?

Native Region:  Middle and East Tennessee

Easy to grow.  Blossoms make good candy, jam, jelly, syrup and wine.  Edible leaves are high in Vitamin A and C.  Leaves are larval food for Fritillary butterflies.  Attracts butterflies and birds.

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