Canada Violet

Viola canadensis

Light Conditions: Shade to Part Shade
Soil Conditions: Moist
Exposure Conditions: Sheltered
Size: 8-30" T & Spreading
Bloom Period: May to July
Bloom Colour: White
Growth Habit: Fast to Very Aggressive
Spreads By: Rhizomes & Seed

Native Bees
Deer Resistant
Small Spaces
Large Spaces


Long Bloom Time
Attractive Seed Heads
Fall Color
Edible Parts
Medicinal Properties

Seed Price: $4.00
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Plug Price: $4.50
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Viola canadensis (Canada Violet) Viola canadensis (Canada Violet) Viola canadensis (Canada Violet)

Description: Large leafy foliage and bright white flowers are an indicator of this wildflowers preference for moist shade. Canada Violets are rhizome spreaders, can be aggressive and form large patches. Plant in hard to grow areas, with competition from trees and shrubs as an understory plant or use its spreading nature to your advantage in large spaces. Violets bloom in the spring then can sometimes bloom again in the fall.

Found in Nature: Moist shady sites, in Aspen groves and other moist open wooded areas.

Distribution: Foothills, Montane

Notes: Available as larger potted stock - pick up only.

Important Information: The "Bloom Period" is an indicator of the time period within which the wildflowers will bloom and does not describe the time period that a single plant will bloom. The "Sizes" listed are intended to be a general guideline to consult during plant selection. Plant growth and bloom times will vary depending on geographical location & individual site conditions. Please contact us with any questions you may have.