• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigourous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Viola 'Juliette Blue, Pale Wings'

Viola 'Juliette Blue, Pale Wings'

Viola 'Juliette Blue, Pale Wings'

© � RHS 1999

  • Other common names Viola 'Juliette Blue, Pale Wings'

  • Genus Viola can be annuals, biennials or deciduous or evergreen perennials, with simple or pinnately lobed leaves and 5-petalled flowers of characteristic shape

  • Family Violaceae / Violaceae

  • Species 'Juliette Blue, Pale Wings' is a compact bedding viola to 15cm in height, with fragrant, medium-sized pale violet-blue flowers, with a yellow eye, flushed with violet on the lower petals

Characteristics

  • Foliage Evergreen

  • Habit Clump-forming

  • Fragrance Flower

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Partial Shade

  • Aspect West-facing or East-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered or Exposed

Soil

  • Chalk

    Loam

  • Chalk

    Clay

  • Chalk

    Sand

  • MoistureMoist but well-drained

  • SoilLoam, Clay, Sand

  • pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline

Size

  • Ultimate height

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Ultimate spread

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height

    1-2 years

How to grow

Cultivation Grow in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade

Propagation Propagate by seed sown in late winter or early spring

Suggested planting locations and garden types Flower borders and beds Garden Edging Ground Cover City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants

How to care

Pruning Cut back after flowering

Pests May be attacked by slugs, snails, aphids, glasshouse red spider mite, violet gall midge

Diseases May be subject to powdery mildews, pansy leaf spot, a virus and a rust

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