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Sweet Violet 'Reine des Blanches' - Viola odorata 'Reine des Blanches' (latin)

Geographical origin: Mediterranean area.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 15cm, spread up to 15cm.
Foliage: Deciduous.
Type of soil: Light and moist.
Climate: Hardy up to -30°C.
Site: Partial shade to full sun.
Plantation density: 9/m².


Characteristics and uses:
The Violet 'Reine des Blanches' blooms from February to May. Its double, pure white flowers are scented.
In the Middle age, the Sweet Violet was considered as being aphrodisiac. The flowers were placed mixed in with Lavender's flowers, inside pillows.
Violets bring in a touch of romanticism planted at the front of the flowering border, in flowering beds or in containers. They can also be used as ground-covering plants as they do have the advantage of propagating by themselves. They do not require any particular care.

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