- Herbaceous perennial
- USDA hardiness zones:
Sweet white violet is a stoloniferous, stemless, low-growing perennial (1-5\ high) which features basal, heart-shaped leaves and fragrant, white flowers with strongly-reflexed upper petals and a purple-veined lower petal. Each flower rests atop its own leafless stalk. Blooms in early spring. Native to moist woods in eastern North America."
- Part shade
- Medium to wet
Easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soil in part shade. Prefers humusy, moisture-retentive soils. Spreads by runners to form large carpets in the wild.
Size and growth:
- 0.25 to 0.5 feet
- 0.75 to 1.0 foot
Bloom / flowers:
- April - May
Natural, Showy flowers, Ground cover, White, Fragrant flowers, and Butterflies
Mass or group in shaded areas of rock gardens or border fronts. Shade gardens. Ground cover for small spaces. Leave undisturbed and allow it to spread in native plant gardens or naturalized areas.
No serious insect or disease problems.