Helen Mount - Viola (Pansy)

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Helen Mount viola is a beautiful, early-blooming pansy that will add color and life to any garden. Perfect for rock gardens or wild gardens, these delicate blooms come in purple, yellow, and white and are 1-2" in size. They are also known as heart's ease, Johnny jump-up, and European field pansy. Helen Mount violas are perennial in zones 4-9. And not only are they beautiful to look at – the flowers are also edible! So plant a few of these lovely blooms in your garden today and enjoy their beauty for years to come.

Start seed indoors 8-10 weeks before transplanting into the garden. Optimum soil temperature for seed germination is 60-75°F. Transplant to the garden 1-2 weeks after your average last frost date. Or, plant seeds directly in the garden after average last frost date. Perennial in zones 4–9; often grown as an annual. Self-seeding variety.

Scientific Name: Viola cornuta
Days to Maturity: 60-70
Seed Depth: surface-1/8"
Days to Sprout: 7-10
Plant Spacing: 6-9"
Row Spacing: 12-18"
Light Requirements: Sunny / Partial shade
Plant Height: 6-12"
Life Cycle: Perennial
Frost Hardy: Yes