Viola 'Silver Gem'

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Viola walteri ‘Silver Gem’

  • Tough native ground cover with trailing stems and delicate violet-blue flowers
  • Grows a tidy but dense mat of attractive silver, heart shaped foliage with green veining
  • Excellent groundcover
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Grows best in pt.shade/ shade

Height: 3-5 in
Spread: 10-15 in

Zone: 6-8
Color: Violet- Blue

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Naturalizing
  • Great Foliage
  • Native Selection
  • Mass Planting
  • Drought Tolerant


  • Partial Shade

Foliage Color:

  • Silver


  • Spreads slowly by rhizomes
  • Creeping/Ground Cover

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring
  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil
  • Moist, Well-Drained

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