Do you look at lawn violets and see weeds? Look again. Bee Better gardens embrace and even see the beauty in these “weeds.” But seriously, lawn violets are also very pretty!
Did you know these common lawn weeds are a host butterfly plant in our ecoregion 231? Read on.
Yes, by planting this common plant, you can aid in fully sustaining the Gulf Fritillary.
GREAT SPANGLED FRITILLARY
Name: Lawn Violets, Viola papilionacea
Common: Blue Violets
Zones: 3 – 7
Size: 0.5 to 0.75-in tall and wide
Conditions: Full sun to part shade, medium water, deer tolerant