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Birds Foot Violet

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Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Year Round
Full Sun,
Bloom Season
Bloom Color
4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
Flowering, Flower Gardens & Beds, Edible,
Flowering, Flower Gardens & Beds, Edible,
Flowering, Flower Gardens & Beds, Edible,

Reviews (2)

  • 5
    Shows a lot of color

    Posted by Via on 6th Apr 2017

    The color really shows off

  • 4
    Strong plants

    Posted by BJ on 6th May 2016

    The plants arrived quickly and were in good shape except for two, which looked like they were on their last days. After planting them, all of the plants took on new vigor day by day. Even the two plants that appeared destined for mulch rejuvenated and sent out new leaves.

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Shipping Information

We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

Shipping Dates
Ships Year Round


Birds Foot Violets - Viola Pedata

Birds Foot Violet is most commonly found in dry, upland sites. Birds Foot Violets are often found in Eastern North America but can also be found in the Midwest and Southern parts of the United States. Bird-foot violets are a low-lying perennial that tends to clump together. Bird-foot violet blooms from April to June and sometimes can thrive again in the fall. The Bird-foot violet grows wild and is also used as a ground cover by homeowners.

Birds Foot Violet little flowers are a great addition to any garden to give a splash of color in the spring.

Birds Foot Violets are high to be used as ground coverings because they spread by rhizomes which are stems under the ground that grow sideways; these rhizomes can send up new stems which make new plants. The dainty flowers leaves have a definite separation between them. The petals are range from pale to dark violet with an orange center.

Care for the Bird Foot Violets

The Birds Foot Violet appears to be relatively flat and is 1-1 ½ inches in circumference. Birds Foot Violets leaves of the flower are shaped like a birds foot and are roughly ¾ to 2 inches long. The flower has a total of 5 petals on it; often all of the leaves are the same color that ranges from light to dark violet and turn white toward the center of the flower. However sometimes the upper two petals are dark violet, and the lower three leaves are light blue or violet. The soil tends to be dry; these flowers typically do well in sandy or slightly rocky soils. If the ground isn’t bare and doesn’t drain well, these flowers can develop crown rot. Weeds can also overtake them, so it is crucial that they are kept in a weed free area. 


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