Viola Cornuta Etain

 

Sweetly scented, evergreen, clump-forming perennial that is often grown as an annual. It has small, green leaves and yellow and orange flowers with lavender edges that are present from spring until autumn. Will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 2 years.

 

 

Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun or light shade.

 

General Alpine Planting and care

  • Water the Alpine thoroughly and allow to drain fully
  • If the Alpine is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base Adding a bucketful of planting compost
  • Remove the pot gently, if the tree is well rooted cut off the pot
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in well
  • Water the Alpine and area thoroughly, then again at least once a week during the first growing season
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring