Plant Care Bog White Violet

Bog White Violet

Also known as

eastern water violet, lance-leaf violet, strap-leaf violet, lance-leaved violet, strap-leaved violet and water violet


Viola lanceolata

How to care for Bog White Violet


How often to water your Bog White Violet

Water needs for Bog White Violet
0.5 cups
every 9

Bog White Violet needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Bog White Violet in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bog White Violet: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bog White Violet love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Bog White Violet does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Bog White Violet in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Bog White Violet

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Bog White Violet: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Bog White Violet after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Bog White Violet is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Native Region
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Bog White Violet

Bog White Violet

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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