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Viola pedata


Two primary color forms exist, Viola pedata var. lineariloba ("concolor"), which is a solid pink-lilac-lavendar color, and var. pedata ("bicolor"), in which the superior petals are a deep red-purple and the lateral and interior petals are similar to the concolor variety. Less common is Viola pedata var. linearloba forma alba, which is a white flowered form


It favors well drained, acidic soils in full to partial sun environments.

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Connecticut, USA

Spotted on May 19, 2013
Submitted on May 19, 2013

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