Viola cornuta* (Johnny jump-up)

Annual or short lived perennial. Colorful pansy-like blooms are deep purple and yellow, blooming in March and April. Prefers partial shade and rich, well-drained soils. Spreads by seed and most often occurs in patches. Found in prairies, open woodlands, fields, pastures, roadsides and waste areas.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Violaceae

Duration: Annual, short lived perennial

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Native Status: Introduced

Growth Form:

Mature Height: 7-10 in.

Bloom Color: Purple/Yellow

Bloom Period: March-August

Annual Precipitation:  in.

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SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: Yes

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SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 408,000

Seeding Rate: 4 PLS lbs/acre

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Days to Germination: 14-21


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