Where do I find violet flowers?

Where do I find violet flowers?

Viola is a genus of flowering plants in the violet family Violaceae. It is the largest genus in the family, containing between 525 and 600 species. Most species are found in the temperate Northern Hemisphere; however, some are also found in widely divergent areas such as Hawaii, Australasia, and the Andes.

Can you buy violets?

Purple violets are extremely popular in floral arrangements, and they are effortless to grow from seed but hold up well if purchased as young plants. There are hundreds of varieties in the violet family; some are more well-known than others.

How much do violets cost?

Named varieties commonly sell in the range of $6-7 each, but one without a name may only go for a few dollars.

Do violets come back every year?

Wild violets (Viola odorata) have heart-shaped leaves with purple-blue flowers. Although in some areas they are considered annuals or biennials, wild violets often self-seed, coming back each year in unexpected locations.

Are violets hard to grow?

African violets are common houseplants because they flower reliably and are easy to grow. Plants have fuzzy leaves with pink, purple, or white flowers in various shades. They grow well in the low humidity and moderate temperature of most home and office environments.

Can I eat wild violets?

So, can you eat violets? Indeed, you can! Violets, both the leaves and flowers, contain high amounts of vitamin C and vitamin A. The edible violet plant can be used to make syrups, brew teas, and in baked desserts.

What do white violets mean?

A white violet meant “innocence” while a purple violet would symbolize that the giver’s “thoughts were occupied with love” about the recipient. Sending and receiving flowers was a way to show like or dislike toward suitors. Myrtle was used to symbolize good luck and love in a marriage.

Are white violets native?

White Violets are a plant native to much of North America, from Canada and Minnesota to Tennessee, Georgia, Maryland and beyond.

Can you still buy African violets?

African Violet Information Often seen as ‘old fashioned’ they are in fact very much in demand and are available for sale both online and at retail nurseries.

How do you get African violets to soil?

Simple African Violet Potting Mix Recipes Two cups Peat Moss +one cup Vermiculite + one cup Perlite (50:25:25 ratio) One cup Peat moss + one cup Vermiculite or Perlite (50: 50 ratio)

Do violets like sun?

The most common reason African violets don’t bloom is because they aren’t getting enough light. African violets need indirect sunlight, direct can burn the leaves. Keep plants away from cold glass and rotate the pot once a week so all leaves receive light.

How do you raise violets?

How to Grow African Violets

  1. Grow plants in bright, indirect light.
  2. Plant African violets in African violet pots filled with Miracle-Gro® Indoor Potting Mix.
  3. Water and feed with Miracle-Gro® Blooming Houseplant Food.
  4. Split the parent plant into smaller plants when your African violet becomes large and crowded.

How do you grow violets indoors?

Divide your violets and plant them throughout your garden to fill in empty spaces. Keep debris and other plants clear of the area you would like filled in with violets.

Can wood violets grow from seeds?

Although it is easier and less expensive to propagate wood violets by division of their roots, it is possible to grow them from seeds . The wood violet has heart-shaped leaves and purple flowers that are borne one per stalk. They grow to a diminutive 6 inches tall with a 12-inch spread.

Do African violets need fertilizer?

During vegetative period, African violets should be fertilized using balanced formulas like 7-7-7, 12-12-12 or 20-20-20. In blooming period, African violets need more phosphorus and fertilizers like 8-15-8, 15-30-15 and similar are more appropriate. When treated well, African violets can bloom almost year long.

How to grow African violets indoors?

Grow plants in bright,indirect light.

  • Plant African violets in African violet pots filled with Miracle-Gro® Indoor Potting Mix.
  • Water and feed with Miracle-Gro® Blooming Houseplant Food.
  • Split the parent plant into smaller plants when your African violet becomes large and crowded.
  • Repot when plants develop a bare “neck” between the leaves and soil line.