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Viola tricolor /Johnny Jump-Up

Viola tricolor  / Viola tricolor
Excellent choice for spring container gardening
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Excellent choice for spring container gardening

Yellow and purple Johnny jump-ups

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Scientific Name: Viola tricolor
Common Name: Johnny Jump-Up
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: White, Yellow, Blue, Purple, Multicolored
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Johnny jump-ups are like small pansies that bloom over a long period if planted in full sunlight in a raised bed that contains fertile, well drained soil. They are cool season annuals that fade out once hot weather arrives. Fertilize plants monthly during the blooming season.