- Mature height: 4-6 inches; 6 inch spread
- Light: Part shade
- Soil: well-drained
- Blooms: Blue May-August; evergreen foliage
- Landscape: Groundcover, rock garden, shady garden.
- Deer resistant: Yes
- Fun fact: Leaves are nutritious and good in salads
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Common Blue Violet
Pollinator value: Very High. Supports up to 30 butterfly and moth species including the Great Leopard Moth. Provides early bee pollen.
In addition to its showy blue-violet flowers, this plant features heart-shaped leaves and makes a great groundcover for shady or rock gardens.