Special Closure

Due to the 58th Presidential Inauguration, the U.S. Botanic Garden will be closed January 18-21, 2017. We will reopen at 10 a.m. on January 22.

Birdsfoot violet

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

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