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One of the best purple Sweet violets having dark sweetly scented large flowers in late winter and early Spring above spreading mats of heart-shaped leaves, ht 12cm. Best grown in a moist but well-drained lightly shaded position. Plant in a shady border to bring an early splash of colour and fragrance to the garden.
Raised in 1894 from a seedling discovered in the garden of the Rothschild's villa in Hyeres in southern France.