Viola odorata 'Governor Herrick'

Plant without runners. Flowers extremely large, dark purple, lightly scented (in Australia) on long stalks; spring. Partially deciduous in winter. ['General Herrick', 'Lord General Herrick']

The most widely grown violet in the UK resulting from a cross between V. odorata and the North American sister violet V. sororia.

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