January - March
Common name: Sweet Violet, florist Violet
Genus Name: Viola Odorato
Family Name: Violaceae
Place of Origin: Europe, Asia and North Africa
These fragrant perennial herbs are a favourite amongst many florists with their natural look and heart-shaped leaves.
Did you know?
These flowers were often used in facial creams and were used in the arts of scent-making. Chances are you have (had) a perfume with viola in there, contributing to a sweet scent.