Viola King Henry HEIRLOOM Seeds

Viola King Henry HEIRLOOM Seeds

Viola cornuta

Item #1109

Perennial. With its royal color, 'King Henry', (formerly called 'Prince Henry') 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 cheerfully bloom through the winter. Perennial in USDA zones 6-11, often grown as an annual.

Seedling Image


Full sun to part shade

Blooms spring to early summer

4"-8" tall

Days to Emerge:
7-20 days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of
3 seeds
every 4"

When 1/2"-1" tall,
thin to 1
every 4"

When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. Cold Climates:4 to 6 weeks before average last frost, or midsummer for fall and the following spring bloom. Mild Climates: Late summer for cool season blooms.

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

Special germination instructions: Germination aided by stratification (a moist/cold treatment) and darkness. Details inside packet.

Artist: Peggy Turchette

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