Viola cornuta


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Noun1.Viola cornuta - European viola with an unusually long corolla spurViola cornuta - European viola with an unusually long corolla spur
viola - any of the numerous plants of the genus Viola
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The dainty horned violet, Viola cornuta, has a spreading habit making it a good choice for eye-level impact.
A related plant, the hook sedge, uncinia rubra produces stunning bronze-green tufts up to 37cm (15") tall - try viola cornuta with it for an excellent contrast.
THE dainty horned Viola cornuta is a spreading perennial with vanilla fragrant flowers that resemble small pansies, in colours from pale yellow to soft lavender.
In the 1860s, the Scottish nurseryman James Grieve crossed pansies with Viola cornuta, known as violas, albeit the journalist William Robinson attempted to drum up support for the name 'tufted pansy'.
Good varieties are Jackanapes, with maroon upper petals and yellow lower ones, and Viola cornuta with lilac-blue blooms.
Viola cornuta seed has a large straight embryo and flat cotyledons Ispatulate embryo] embedded in the center of an abundant, soft-fleshy, oily endosperm (Cronquist, 1981; Martin, 1946).