Scientific name: Viola tricolor
Common name: Pansy
General description: It is a wild Eurasian biennial herb known mainly for its colorful flowers that can be violet, yellow, blue, or white. Used for the production of dyes for medicinal purposes, and treat epilepsy, skin diseases, and respiratory problems such as bronchitis, asthma, and colds. The flowers can be used to color salads as they are edible.
Nutritional data: High content of flavonoids, saponins, and vitamin E.
Climate: Tolerates heat poorly, usually preferring partial shade.
Soil: Acidic or neutral, preferably.
Flowering season: From April to September.