Viola Dawn

 

Compact, clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennials with ovate, toothed, dark green leaves and pale yellow flowers from late spring to autumn. Ideal for beds and borders, containers, cottage/Informal and garden edging. height 0.15m, spread of 0.25m after 1-2 years.

 

Prefers cool, protected, partial shade, especially in summer months with moist, but free draining soil or compost.

 

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