Varieties of violets: photos, names and description (catalog)
A randomly purchased pot of violets is rapidly growing into a real collection. Moreover, breeders have long bred dozens of varieties for every taste. Today we will tell you more about some of them - with photos and names!
1. The scorching sun
The variety is characterized by decorative variegated leaves and semi-double coral flowers with an inconspicuous white rim. Violet The scorching sun grows slowly, and it will take a long time to remove the lower leaves until it grows.
2. Blueberry Dessert
One of the classic purple varieties with semi-double or double flowers is dearly loved by gardeners. Sockets can be of different shades, but they are always standard and attract with their laid-back simplicity.
3. Austin’s Smile
A large and resilient rosette of the variety is assembled from the same large and rather dark leaves. Against their background, delicate coral flowers with a dark border stand out.
4. The first beauty
This variety of violets attracts attention with very spectacular semi-double flower stars. The petals are so beautifully trimmed around the edge that they resemble decorative ruffles.
5. Stars of Crimea
Amazing petals really look like a blue-violet sky with stars. Such violets bloom for a long time, and it is also convenient to propagate and root them with leaves.
The main advantage of the variety is expressive blue-violet flowers, which are simply impossible to overshadow. The Admiral has unusual leaves - with a barely noticeable cream border.
7. The Bronze Horseman
This is one of the most unpretentious varieties, which is often recommended to beginners. At the same time, violet with white-green semi-double flowers looks very impressive and unusual.
Among textured decorative varieties, this one has a good expressive texture and a large rosette. Violet Almonds bloom for a long time, and at least one bud in the outlet will always be dissolved.
This variety has a particularly interesting specificity of its flowering, because the flower never opens to the end. But it attracts attention for a very long time with exceptional safety.
10. Rosie Ruffles
Elegant pink flowers resemble airy marshmallows in their lightness and delicate shade. However, they are quite large, and in adult violets can open up to 6 cm.
A variety with one of the most unusual ash-blue colors is very miniature. Flowers differ from classical violets in shape and appear translucent.
12. Boo Man
It seems that violet Boo Man has collected all the cold pastel shades: from delicate blue to the same yellow and green. The flowers are quite small, but still seem very voluminous.
13. Fire Moths
Among the dark varieties of violets, this one occupies a special place with its bright dark purple petals against the background of the same openwork leaves. Outlets grow very elegantly and symmetrically, so they almost do not need to be formed.
Among varieties with two-color petals, the situation is more common when the middle is lighter. But with Jeanne, on the contrary, the purple middle sharply turns into a snow-white border.
15. Ming Dynasty
Snow-white petals gradually turn into a pink wavy border. The mottled leaves of the Ming Dynasty violet look exactly the same - which is why it is unique.
16. Arctic Frost
This sort of violets got its “cold" name for its unusual blue and white color. Moreover, the blue border along the edge of the petals appears directly during flowering.
A magnificent red variety with large double flowers grows quite sprawling and lush. Betelgeuse violets are not too demanding on lighting.
18. Lunar Lily White
Another variety with a very unusual appearance, so much so that such a violet can be mistakenly confused with a painful one. Large inflorescences of 5-8 flowers grow from a small outlet.
19. The Pearl of the Nile
One of the most non-standard varieties is notable for its unusual ash color with a silver tint. Hues range from pinkish to brownish and create the most bizarre transitions.
20. Dark night
Among the classic violet varieties, these violets are one of the largest, because the flowers can open up to 9 cm. Thanks to the wavy edges, they seem even more voluminous and impressive.
Against the background of a fairly standard, albeit variegated, outlet, semi-tubular flowers stand out interestingly. The classic purple hue never goes out of style.
22. Your Majesty
Despite the amazing decorative characteristics, the grade of violets Your Majesty is absolutely unpretentious and requires a minimum of care. It is enough to pick up a good loose soil and do not forget about watering.
Violet Grote - ampel variety with small purple flowers on elongated peduncles. Interesting are round leaves with a pronounced edge, which gives them a velvety sheen.
Snow-white flowers are amazingly voluminous and even slightly resemble cloves. Against the background of large and textured sheet plates, they seem quite openwork.
Such violets fell in love for their unpretentious, but very delicate beauty. Bear in mind that the buds are quite large, but with age they will begin to fade, although this can be adjusted by pruning.
26. Lyon‘s Pirate‘s Treasure
The violet variety Lyon‘s Pirate‘s Treasure is a real treasure with bright pink flowers bordered with a slightly darker shade. If you look closely, you will notice that the petals are as if completely covered with dots.
27. Rob‘s Penny Ante
The bright purple middle of the half-double flower turns into a perfect white. And all this is only 2 cm, because even a tiny rosette usually does not grow more than 9 cm.
28. Le Layla
This young variety is only a few years old, but it has already found popularity among gardeners. Pink flowers in shape slightly resemble a bell, and Le Leila's leaves are also very spectacular and variegated.
29. Melody Kimi
The changeable color of this variety of violets is striking, because each flower has two blue petals, and the rest are light with a blue border. Melody Kimi has beautiful decorative leaves, as if folded by a boat.
30. Kiss of an Angel
Such a romantic name for the variety of white violets with a delicate pink border received for its amazing elegance. Against the background of large and bright leaves, the flowers look even more airy.