Viola King Henry Seeds

Viola King Henry Seeds

Viola cornuta

Item #1109

Perennial often treated as an annual. King Henry with its royal color delivers little mounds of beauty to your garden and containers. Violas love the cool weather of spring and fall, making them ideal for spring bulb cover, and for fall color after annuals are spent. In mild climates they may bloom through the winter, and often overwinter in climates a cold as USDA zone 4.


Sun to light shade

Blooms spring to early summer

4”-8” tall

Days to Emerge:
7-20 days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of
4 seeds
every 4”

When 1/2” tall,
thin to 1
every 4”

When to sow outside: Cold climates: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost for spring/early summer bloom, or midsummer for fall and the following spring bloom. Mild climates: late summer for fall, winter, and spring bloom.

When to start inside: 8 to 10 weeks before average last frost for early spring sowing, and midsummer for fall sowing in both mild and cold climates.

Special germination instructions: Seeds sprout better after stratification. See inside packet for instructions.

Artist: Peggy Turchette

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