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Viola striata

Striped cream violet

Native to North America


Cream colored flowers, with purple striations on the lower petal.  Leaves are a deep green.  Grows best in moist to wet humusy soils in part shade, creating a dense ground cover.  Does not spread by runners, but does freely self-seed.  Deer resistant. 


8-12 in


8-12 in


12-18 in

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4 - 7

Bloom Color:

Cream, Purple

Viola striata Characteristics

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies


  • East-Coast Native
  • Clay Soil
  • Bog


  • Partial Shade

Deer Resistant

  • Deer Resistant

Flowering Months

  • May
  • April
  • June

Foliage Color

  • Green

Groundcover Foot-Traffic Tolerances

  • Light

Growth Rate

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring
  • Summer

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Wet

Substitutions for Viola striata

Appalachian blue violet (No Advance Orders) Appalachian blue violet (No Advance Orders) (Viola walteri 'Silver Gem')
Meadow Violet Meadow Violet (Viola sororia)