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Viola pedata

Bird's Foot Violet

Viola pedata (Bird's Foot Violet)

There's not very many plants that can take the hot dry baking sun that Viola pedata can take. 33 of our 50 states make a home for Viola pedata. And why do we call this charming little plant the "Birdsfoot Violet"? Well, just take a look at the dark green, dissected foliage and you will see that each leaf resembles a birds foot.

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3-6 Inches


3-6 Inches


Bloom/Seasonal Color
Blue Violet

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-6

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum), Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation


Season of Interest

Mid (May-June)

Soil Moisture


Special Uses

Ground Cover

Sun Exposure

Medium Sun/Average Shade
Full Sun

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