Viola Zoe

 

A bright-yellow centre surrounded by lilac-blue on the lower margins and upper petals. Look absolutely stunning in border fringes, rockeries, gravel gardens and bowls and tubs. Violas can be mixed with summer patio flowering and foliage plants but can also make excellent containers with other Violas for early spring through to Autumn. Height x Spread: 15 x 25 cm.

 

 

 

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