This month’s Garden Flowers post, which I write with garden designer Lisa Cox, features violas.
Now that autumn is well and truly here in the UK, violas are the perfect antidote to add a pop of colour to our fading gardens.
They’re such dainty winter blooms and look wonderful potted up in window boxes and containers. Alternatively, you could plant them in gaps in your borders.
Be careful though not to confuse them with winter-flowering pansies. Pansies have big, floppy petals whereas violas have more delicate, smaller flower heads.… Read more