Plant Care Canary Violet

Canary Violet

Also known as

Viola erectifolia, Viola gomphopetala, Viola linguifolia, Viola nuttallii linguifolia, Viola porterana major, Viola porterana oregona, Viola praemorsa altior, Viola praemorsa arida, Viola praemorsa linguifolia, Viola praemorsa major, Viola praemorsa oregona, Viola praemorsa praemorsa and Viola xylorrhiza


Viola praemorsa

How to care for Canary Violet


How often to water your Canary Violet

Water needs for Canary Violet
0.5 cups
every 9

Canary 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Canary Violet in your home

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

Canary Violet love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Canary Violet does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Canary Violet

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Canary 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 Canary Violet after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Canary Violet

Canary 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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