Violet plants require different sorts of requirements, depending on the specie chosen. Talking collectively, violet seeds thrive in partial shade and well-drained, moist soil with copious organic matter.
However, violet plant proffers feasible options of growth to the gardener. They can be grown anytime in spring or fall, but springtime is more preferable due to favorable conditions.
The seeds of violet can be started a month before transplanting it into the garden beds or indoor pots. Violet can also endure freezing temperatures and will come out all smiling after the departure of the cold climate.
The seeds are sown a bit deeper than usual as they require darkness to show the magic of germination.
Violet seeds take around 10 to 14 days to germinate. After 4 to 6 weeks from sprouting, the violet plant is all ready to be transplanted. From then onwards, soon the plant can be seen producing flowers i.e. within 12 to 16 weeks.
The flowers are of the violet plant are naturally designed by mother nature to invite pollinating insects to the garden. This helps with reproduction and fertilization of not just violet flowers but also its other garden fellows too.
After fertilization, a thick-walled capsule comes into being that bears many seeds. Upon drying, these seeds get dispersed by a special structure called elaiosomes.