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Viola CELESTIAL™ Blue Moon

Viola x hybrida = ‘SMEV1’

This winsome, perennial Viola from Australia offers large, fragrant blossoms as pretty as porcelain. The creamy white flowers of Viola x hybrida Blue Moon are lightly washed in sky blue and accented by bright yellow eyes. Other noteworthy traits are a compact form (to 8in high) and improved tolerance to summer heat, which extends bloom time.

Origin: Australia

Description / Plant Notes:

  • USDA Zone 5-8 (-20°F or -28°C)
  • Delicate porcelain colored blooms
  • Bred for heat tolerance
  • Perennial

Patent Status: USPP 19,882

PK Sheet
USDA Zone: 5 - 8
Height: 6 to 8-inches
15 to 20-centimeters
Spread: 10 to 14-inches
25 to 36-centimeters
Seasons: Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Summer, Autumn
Flower Colors: Porcelain Blue and White
Foliage Colors: Green
Light Levels: Full-Sun, Partial-Sun
Growth Habit: Compact-rounded
Usage: Borders, Container Gardens, Containers, Garden border, Mass landscape planting
Patent Status: PP 19,882
Origin: Australia

Grower Culture

Media: Well-draining media
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
4-inch: 4 to 6-weeks with 1 ppp
1-gallon: 6 to 8-weeks with 1 ppp
Other Varieties
in the Collection:
Viola CELESTIAL™ Northern Lights
Viola CELESTIAL™ Starry Night
Viola CELESTIAL™ Twilight