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Viola wittrockiana Tasty Viola™

Edible Pansy 'Tasty Viola'

Edible Pansy 'Tasty Viola'

Format

Exposure

  • Sun
  • Part-shade

Bloom time

  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September

  • Edible and tasty flowers
  • Abundant and colourful flowering
  • Ease of maintenance
  • Long flowering time
  • Large selection of colours

Discover Viola wittrockiana Tasty Viola, an edible pansy that will bring a touch of color, flavor, and freshness to your garden. Its vibrant and delicately scented flowers are not only beautiful to look at but also delicious to taste. The selection may vary from one nursery to another.

Growing Tips

  • Soil: It prefers well-drained soil. If your soil is clay, you can amend it with sand or compost.
  • Watering: Water Viola wittrockiana Tasty Viola regularly, keeping the soil moist but not soggy.
  • Fertilization: Apply a flower fertilizer every 2 to 4 weeks during the flowering period.
  • Mulching: Cover the soil around Viola wittrockiana Tasty Viola with a layer of organic mulch to help retain soil moisture and regulate soil temperature.

Uses

  • Mass Planting: Viola wittrockiana Tasty Viola is ideal for mass planting in a sunny or partially shaded garden. It blends perfectly with other spring plants, such as tulips, daffodils, and primroses.
  • Container Planting: Viola wittrockiana Tasty Viola can also be grown in pots on a patio or balcony. Choose a pot that is large enough and well-drained to accommodate the plant's growth.
  • Edible Garnish: The flowers of Viola wittrockiana Tasty Viola can be consumed fresh or dried. They add a touch of color and flavor to salads, desserts, and cocktails.
  • Culinary Decoration: Use Viola wittrockiana Tasty Viola flowers to decorate your dishes and cakes. They will bring a touch of refinement and originality to your culinary creations.

Advantages

  • Abundant and colorful blooms
  • Edible and flavorful flowers
  • Easy to care for
  • Adaptable to mass or container planting
  • Long flowering period

Plant details

Dimensions

Spacing
- cm
Spread
15 - 20 cm
Height
15 - 20 cm
Spacing
- in.
Spread
6 - 8 in.
Height
6 - 8 in.

Characteristics

Habit:

Flowering colours:

  • Yellow
  • Purple
  • Red
  • White
  • Orange
  • Purple
  • Blue

Plant needs

Watering:

  • Regular
  • Keep soil moist but not soggy

Maintenance:

  • Easy

Soil requirement:

  • Well drained
  • Rich in organic matter

Features

Resistance:

Attract:

  • Pollinators

Use:

  • Massive
  • Pot
  • Flowerbed
  • Hanging planter

Attribute:

  • Edible flowers

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