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Viola  lyallii Hook.f.   
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FamilyVIOLACEAE
Genus species var.Viola  lyallii Hook.f. 
Territory New Zealand
grassland
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description leaves suborbiculate to broadly ovate-cordate, crenate, 1-3cm, flowers 15-20mm, when white, then purple to lilac striate
Size10-15cm
Colorwhite, yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-16°C
division after flowering and in fall
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
The International Plant Names Index www.ipni.org
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