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Viola cornuta

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Viola cornuta, known as horned pansy[1] or horned violet, is a species of flowering plant in the genus Viola (violet), native to the Pyrenees and the Cordillera Cantábrica of northern Spain at an altitude of 1,000–2,300 metres (3,300–7,500 ft).[2] It is a low-growing, clump-forming temperate evergreen perennial, reaching 50 cm (20 in) in height and spread. It has mid-green ovate leaves with rounded teeth, and masses of delicate pale violet flowers in early summer. The flower consists of five strap-shaped petals with a slender spur.[3][4]

This plant,[5] and its white cultivar, 'Alba group',[6] have gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.[7]

References

  1. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-01-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17.
  2. ^ F. Muñoz Garmendia; P. Montserrat; M. Laínz & J. J. Aldasoro. "Viola L.". Plumbaginaceae (partim) – Capparaceae (PDF). Flora Iberica. 3. pp. 276–317. ISBN 978-84-00-08359-5.
  3. ^ Fuller, Rodney (1993). Pansies, violas and violettas: the complete guide. United Kingdom: Crowood Press. ISBN 978-1-85223-748-6.
  4. ^ Edwards, Ray (1999). Hardy perennials: RHS practicals. United Kingdom: Dorling Kindersley.
  5. ^ "RHS Plant Selector "Viola cornuta"". Retrieved 8 June 2013.
  6. ^ "RHS Plant Selector "Viola cornuta" 'Alba group'". Retrieved 8 June 2013.
  7. ^ "AGM Plants - Ornamental" (PDF). Royal Horticultural Society. July 2017. p. 107. Retrieved 18 February 2019.

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Viola cornuta: Brief Summary

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Viola cornuta, known as horned pansy or horned violet, is a species of flowering plant in the genus Viola (violet), native to the Pyrenees and the Cordillera Cantábrica of northern Spain at an altitude of 1,000–2,300 metres (3,300–7,500 ft). It is a low-growing, clump-forming temperate evergreen perennial, reaching 50 cm (20 in) in height and spread. It has mid-green ovate leaves with rounded teeth, and masses of delicate pale violet flowers in early summer. The flower consists of five strap-shaped petals with a slender spur.

This plant, and its white cultivar, 'Alba group', have gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

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