Viola odorata 'The Czar'

Flowers deep purple with long stems. ['Purple Czar']

The first violet to be awarded the Royal Horticultural Society prize in 1865 and a popular bunching violet in the UK by the 1880s, also used for hybridisation.

Introduced UK 1863.

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