Schedule Change

On Friday, September 19, the U.S. Botanic Garden's outdoor National Garden will close early at 5 p.m. It will reopen for regularly scheduled hours on Saturday, September 20 at 10 a.m.

Birdsfoot violet

Birdsfoot violet (Viola pedata)
Plant Botanical Name: 
Viola pedata
USBG Plant Location: 
National Garden
full sun to light shade
Plant Soil Type: 
average to dry, acidic
Plant Moisture Requirements: 

Birdsfoot violet is a native ornamental violet, which may be more difficult to grow than some of its more common relatives.