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Viola cornuta

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Viola cornuta, known as horned pansy[1] or horned violet, is a low-growing, clump-forming temperate evergreen perennial in the genus Viola (violet), native to the Pyrenees and the Cordillera Cantábrica of northern Spain at altitude of 1,000–2,300 metres (3,300–7,500 ft).[2] It grows to 50 cm 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.

References

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  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.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  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.

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Viola cornuta: Brief Summary

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Viola cornuta, known as horned pansy or horned violet, is a low-growing, clump-forming temperate evergreen perennial in the genus Viola (violet), native to the Pyrenees and the Cordillera Cantábrica of northern Spain at altitude of 1,000–2,300 metres (3,300–7,500 ft). It grows to 50 cm 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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