Viola pedata

Common name: Bird's Foot Violet

Native plant

This early blooming violet is a small, slow growing plant, and is a bit harder to grow that many of the other native violets. Growing no more than 6 inches tall and wide, it is great used in groups as a ground cover or for a unique addition to the front of beds or borders.  It will only spread by seed, and only when conditions are ideal. Attracts both bees and butterflies.


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Pricing information for
Per unit for pint growing method $6
Flats $72

Plant Details

Plant type


Soil type

Dry, Dry Mesic

Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun

Bloom period


General information

Mature height
3 Inches
Mature width
3 Inches
Max height
6 Inches
Max width
6 Inches
Growth rate
Flower color

Additional information

Pollinator hot spot

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