The petals leaves on the Blue Violet are among the tastiest of the edible flowers.  They go well in salads and are nutritious.  In addition to its showy blue-violent flowers, this plant features heart-shaped leaves, makes a great groundcover and provides early pollen for bees and other flying things.

Height: less than 1 foot

Blooms: blue flowers show in spring and persist through summer

Conditions: well-drained soils in full sun to part shade

Common Blue Violet

  • Makes a great groundcover

    Easy to control

    Support up to 30 butterfly and moth species including great leopard moth