Also known as Johnny-Jump-Ups, this beautiful little flower will provide some much needed color and brightness in your fall garden, and will not only attract pollinators, but is also edible! Use the flowers in salads, drinks, or atop pound cakes and sugar cookies before glazing for a colorful, natural decoration.
Perennial in zones 4-9, may reseed.
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Flower: Violas - Helen Mount
Planting: Space plants 6"-9" apart in full sun or part shade, in well-draining, nutrient rich soil (can be amended before planting with compost and/or worm castings).
Watering: keep soil evenly moist.
Harvesting: harvest flowers once they have fully opened, trim off spent or dried flowers to encourage continuous bloom.