Viola arborescens

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Viola arborescens
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Violaceae
Genus: Viola
V. arborescens
Binomial name
Viola arborescens

Viola arborescens is a species of Viola and is also known as the tree violet.[2] The average height is anywhere from 8 to 10 inches. Viola arborescens requires direct sunlight to grow. Viola arborescens is very cold hardy, and is in bloom all winter and into early spring.

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The Viola arborescens displays color all winter and into early spring. Typical natural colors include magenta, gold, light blue, dark purple, maroon and off-white.


Viola arborescens is native to the western Mediterranean Basin. It is found in southern France, Sardinia and the Balearic Islands, eastern and southern Spain, southwestern Portugal (around the Sagres Point), Morocco and Algeria.


  1. ^ Viola arborescens was first described and published in Species Plantarum 2: 935. 1753. "Plant Name Details for Viola arborescens". IPNI. Retrieved August 21, 2011.
  2. ^ "Viola arborescens". RHS Horticultural Database. Royal Horticultural Society. Retrieved August 21, 2011.