Wood Violet Details

Wood Violet

  • Also Known As: Missouri Wood Violet, Native Wood Violet
  • Botanical Name: Viola missouriensis
  • Plant Type: Groundcover
  • Light Requirement: Partial Shade, Full Shade
  • Water Demand: Low, Medium
  • Landscape Use: Container, Fragrance, Lawn Substitute
  • Ornamental Value: Purple, White
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value: Butterflies
  • Season: Spring, Fall, Winter
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Spreading
  • Plant Spread: 1'
  • Plant Height: 0.5'


Violets go dormant in summer and become green again in the fall and winter.

Ground Cover Care Guide

Wood Violet Photos