Viola "Heartsease" is sweet tasting and beautiful to look at

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

Viola ‘Heartsease’

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
Plant Label

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)


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