Scientific Name: Viola tricolor
Common Name: Heartease
Other Common Names:
Banewort, Banwort, Bird's Eye,
Bouncing Bet, Bullweed, Call-me-to-you, Cuddle Me, Cull Me, Driekleurig Viooltje,
Flower-o-luce, Garden Pansy, Godfathers And Godmothers, Heart's Ease,
Heartsease, Heartsease, Wild Pansy, Hens-and-roosters, Herb Constancy, Herb
Trinitatis, Hercai Menekse, Jack-jump-up-and-kiss-me, Johnny Jumpup,
Johnny-jump-up, Jump-up, Kiss-her-in-the-buttery, Kit-run-about,
Kit-run-in-the-fields, Live-in-idleness, Love-in-idleness, Love-lies-bleeding,
Loving Idol, Meet-me-in-the-entry, Pansy, Pink-eyed-john, Pink-o-the-eye,
Sansiki-Sumire, Stepmother, Stiefmutterchen, Three-color Violet,
Three-faces-under-a-hood, Trinitaria, Trinity Violet, Wild Pansy
Plant Type: Biennial
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): 4-9
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 50
Notes: Also called Johnny - Jump - Ups. Medicinally for dropsy, respiratory catarrh and skin eruptions. Flowers are edible.
VIOLA TRICOLOR Old English favorite. Charming purple, lavender and yellow flowers held former romantic connotations between courting couples. Medicinally for dropsy, respiratory catarrh and skin eruptions.
Any statement made concerning medical
conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The
seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with
the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.