Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Marsh Blue Violet

Marsh Blue Violet

Viola cucullata

Full sun to shade, wet to medium moisture level, clay or sand or loamy soil, slightly acid to neutral pH.  5-10 inches height, blooms in spring, purple/blue flowers, freely self-seeds.

Germination Code:  ?

Native Region:  Statewide

This species is a wetland plant in Tennessee.  Violet blossoms make good candy, jam, jelly, syrup and wine.  Edible leaves are high in Vitamin A and C.  Attracts butterflies and birds.

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