Swiss Giants Blend Pansy Seeds

Heirloom

#1030
Availability: In Stock
This is the Swiss heirloom from which all newer varieties have come. Early spring blossoms make a wonderful accent to your spring bulbs. Low, bushy plants are quick to grow and bloom, producing showy, large velvety flowers. A 1933 All-America Selections winner.
$1.99 200 mg

Botanical Name: Viola wittrockiana

Family: Violaceae

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: 4"–6" tall

Variety Information: 1½"–2" flowers in a wide range of colors including blue, purple, yellow, apricot, orange, mahogany, red, white, and bi-colors. Most have "faces" or are blotched.

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Bloom Period: Blooms 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: ⅛"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 4"–6"

Thinning: When ½–1" tall, thin to 1 every 4"–6"

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