Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants

Plant Search » Perennials

Viola labradorica 'Purpurea'
Common Name: Labrador Violet Family: Violaceae (The Violet Family)

Viola labradorica 'Purpurea'
Zoom In Photo:

This cute little violet is a great performer and a useful groundcover eventually forming a broad mat of dark purplish foliage punctuated with deep violet purple flowers. Also known as V. riviniana 'Purpurea', this species spreads by reseeding but is not invasive. Plant in full sun to full shade with reasonable moisture.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourPurple 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height4-8'  Bloom TimeSpring - Summer 
Spread4-8'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Shade Part Shade Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureMoist Average  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

  Email This Info
  View All Plants of this Genus

*The Plant Encyclopedia is updated each year to provide a close representation of our selection. Not all plants will be in stock at all times. If a certain plant is not available we might have a similar cultivar. We encourage you to email us at info at or call ahead to check availability (604) 270-4133.

Contact Us | Home | © Phoenix Perennials