Viola cornuta

Viola cornuta

Johnny jump-up

Annual or short lived perennial. Colorful pansy-like blooms are deep purple and yellow, blooming in March and April. Prefers partial shade and rich, well-drained soils. Spreads by seed and most often occurs in patches. Found in prairies, open woodlands, fields, pastures, roadsides and waste areas.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 10 
in.
Life Form: 
Annual
Native or Introduced: 
Introduced
Precipitation: 
Moderate - High
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Best
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Average
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Average
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Average
Seeding Rate: 
- 4 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
40.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
408,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Purple & Yellow
Blooming Season: 
Spring