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Cream Violet, Striped Cream Violet
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.
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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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