- SCIENTIFIC NAME: Viola pedata
- PLANT TYPE: Perennial
- SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: vee-OH-luh ped-AH-tuh
- TAGS: Plant Tags: butterfly host and evergreen. Plant Types: Perennial.
Birdfoot Violet (Viola pedata) grows in full sun; does best in sandy or gravelly, dry, extremely well-drained soil; do not fertilize as it likes poor soil; requires no care once established; may self-seed in optimum conditions; crown will rot unless soil is very well drained; good plant for rock garden or edge of sunny, gravel path. Usually a small rosette of leaves...