Viola arvensis. Field pansy. Lus Croí.

Viola arvensis. Field pansy. Lus Croí.

£2.95

  • EUR: €3.43

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Description

Common name: Field pansy. Lus Croí.

General:

This population originates from Co Down. Irish Grid reference: J594448.
Annual. Small flowers, creamy yellow with a dash of purple, stems to 40cms. When room is available they can grow into attractive clumps 60cms round and 30cms tall with numerous flowers.

Benefits:
Seeds beneficial to finches. Larval plant food of the Dark green fritillary butterfly.

Habitat:
Open meadows, struggles being overshadowed until plant is large as described above.

Sowing guidelines:
Sow in spring into a seed tray, prick out when large enough to handle and plant out when big enough.

Cultural history:
Legends tell of the viola being a symbol of beauty, virginity or love. The flowers are delicious in salads.

Price £2.95
Avg contents: 150 seeds.

Additional information

Weight 0.005 g
Dimensions 10 × 5.6 × 0.5 cm