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jeatacake

St Helens (zone 9a) I grow flowers, fruit & veg in some great clay soil here. Prefer the exotic & unusual & to share tips, ideas, seeds etc.

Viola tricolor var. hortensis

  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2018
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kez001uk

Oooooh, the dark one is lovely 😋

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jeatacake

Thanks Kerry. It caught my eye too. It just appeared by itself a few days ago in a tub of them that have been flowering since late winter. I can only assume it's a self sown seedling as a result of an interesting cross? @kez001uk

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dianesheikh

Beautiful colour 😊

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kez001uk

@jeatacake it’s really different, not seen one like it! Could be a gift from the birds 😉

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harebell

Wow!...such a beautiful colbolt blue 💙

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jeatacake

Thank you all. It is a fabulous blue & birds or throw-back genes, I'll happily accept it! 😁 @kez001uk @dianesheikh & @harebell

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