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Viola portalesia
Family:Violaceae
Endemic
Good ornamental value (A)
Height: 30 cm.
USDA Hardiness Zone 9.  The plant does not tolerate snow, but can tolerate occasional freezing spells of about - 5° C (the typical morning frost of central Chile). Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month). Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter. Some shadow. Some protection against direct sunlight, some shadow from vegetation, filtering about 20 - 40 % of light. In shadow. Steep slopes facing south or a vegetation cover which filters 40 - 80 % of light.
Shrub Blue, 5 petals
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These seeds are generally restocked in: December

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One packet contains at least 50 seeds.

This viola is one of the few bigger sized shrub-type violas in Chile. Most other violas are small plants rarely exceeding 20 cm. This one grows to about 20 - 40 cm.