Viola elatior Fries

Large-growing plant to 30 cm or more tall. Leaves to 8 cm long. Flowers relatively large, soft lavender blue on medium-length stems; spring to summer.

W Asia, C & E Europe

Grows naturally in marshy areas.

Source: McLeod, J. (1997). Violaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Malpighiales
family       Violaceae
genus        Viola L.