Sow: March to May, or August to September
Flowers: April to October
Where: Grow in a sunny spot. In flower beds, borders, vegetable patches, containers or indoors.
How many seeds? Average 150 seeds
A dainty viola which looks like a miniature pansy with five petals which are predominantly purple with some white and yellow. Viola tricolor is an easy to grow, hardy annual and a common wild flower of Europe. The whole flower is edible and has a mild sweet,’green’ flavour. These violas are very easy to grow and flower for much of the year. They have a wide range of culinary uses and are most commonly used to decorate cakes and desserts. Violas are ideal for sugaring and beautiful when scattered over salads or used as a garnish to sweet and savoury dishes. These are great value as they readily seed themselves around the garden.
Edible Flower Pack includes:-
Heartsease Viola Seeds
Growing & Harvesting Viola Instructions
Viola Eating Guide
Viola Recipe Leaflet
Edible Flower Recipe Cards incl:
How to crystallise edible flowers
How to make floral ice bowls and cubes
Refill Packs include:-Flower Seeds only
(If you would like to try more than one variety of viola then it is best to buy one Information Pack with seed & then a few refill packs from different coloured violas – this will avoid you paying for duplicated information)