Viola x wittrockiana 'Envy'
'Envy' is a breeding breakthrough as this colour has not been found in any viola strain before now. Olive-green flowers with deep internal markings are born on compact plants. Well suited to container growing as well as in the garden it will flower for many months from an autumn to late winter sowing.
When to sow: Autumn to late winter
Where to sow: In seed trays or individual 5 or 7.5cm pots
Depth to sow: 5mm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: 20cm apart
Directions: Sow seed in pots or seed trays and plant out when big enough.