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Viola pedata 'Eco Artist Palette'


Viola pedata 'Eco Artist Palette' is a bird foot violet with bi-coloured flowers in lilac-blue and purple atop dissected foliage.

Viola pedata 'Eco Artist Palette' is a cute little bird foot violet getting its name from its narrow, dissected foliage resembling that of a bird's foot. The petals are reflexed backwards with lilac-blue petals on the bottom and purple petals on the top covering its dense, low growing, clumping form to 4-6 inches tall and 12-14 inches wide. Blooms in spring with sporadic reblooming until frost. Use in a rock garden or at the front of a border, and in small containers. Attracts bees. Deer resistant.

Common Name: Bird Foot Violet

Family: Violaceae (The Violet Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-8

Light: Full Sun, Part Shade

Height: 4-8"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour: Blue

Class: Semi-evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Bees, Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Well drained, acidic soils in full to partial sun environments. Endemic to Eastern North America.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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