Our custom mix of pansies is designed to brighten the garden with delightful shades of light and dark blues. Provides beautiful color for the spring and fall garden, even in cold climates. Flowers are edible! Use them to garnish soft cheese or baked goods.
Botanical Name: Viola wittrockiana
Native: Only in cultivation
Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 6–10; often grown as a frost-tolerant annual; transplanted in late summer/fall for blooms in fall, winter, and the following spring.
Plant Dimensions: 6″–8″ tall
Variety Information: 3″ flowers in mixed shades of blue, some with blotches.
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Bloom Period: Heaviest in cool weather
Attributes: Deer Resistant, Edible Flower
When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. Cold Climates: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, or midsummer for fall and the following spring bloom. Mild Climates: Late summer for cool–season blooms.
When to Start Inside: 8 to 10 weeks before your average last frost date for early spring planting, and midsummer for fall planting in both mild and cold climates.
Days to Emerge: 7–20 days
Seed Depth: 1/8″
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 4″–6″
Thinning: When ½”–1″ tall, thin to 1 every 4″–6″