Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Sweet White Violet, Woodland White Violet

Sweet White Violet, Woodland White Violet

Viola blanda

Part shade, wet to medium moisture level, humusy soil, slightly acid to neutral pH.  4-6 inches height, blooms in spring, white flowers, will naturalize.

Germination Code:  ?

Native Region:  Eastern half of Tennessee

Fragrant flowers.  Good groundcover for small spaces. Spreads by runners to form large carpets in the wild.  Violet blossoms make good candy, jam, jelly, syrup and wine.  Edible leaves are high in Vitamin A and C.  Attracts butterflies.

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