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Phillippine violet

Posted by dclegg 9a florida (My Page) on
Thu, Mar 22, 12 at 9:33

I would like to move my violet from the back of the house to the front ((West side). It is about 5 feet tall 1. should I cut it way back first? 2. Will it do okay with hot afternoon sun with stone for ground cover? Doe it require a lot of water as it get pretty hot and dry in that spot during the summer. 3. does it like acidic fertlizer? Thanks

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RE: Phillippine violet

I find these to be very invasive. Mostly from seed but even broken stems will sprout. Don't think you'll have any problem moving gary

RE: Phillippine violet

Gary is correct They shed their seeds and babies come. But
I find them easy to weed them. Mine do well in the east,under trees and on the west getting some Sun.
I'm south of Ocala. Very pretty flowers.

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