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Viola walteri 'Silver Gem'
Common Name: Prostrate Blue Violet Family: Violaceae (The Violet Family)

Viola walteri 'Silver Gem'
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This gorgeous trailing violet is native to eastern North America and comes from the gardens of the Mt Cuba Center. It has beautiful silver-streaked, heart-shaped foliage that forms a dense, tidy mat in shade and part shade. Lavender flowers appear in early spring and rebloom consistently until fall. Drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPurple 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height4-8'  Bloom TimeSpring - Fall 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposurePart Shade Part Sun Shade  Foliage ColourSilver 
Soil MoistureMoist Average Dry Drought Tolerant  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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