Jolly little flowers, almost year round in bright simple colours, ideal for beds and containers. Can be treated as hardy biennial or annual plant.
Genus - Viola
Species - Wittrockiana
Variety - Comedy Mixed F
Common name - Winter Pansy
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Plant type - Annual ir biennial flower
Hardiness zones - 5 - 8
Exposure - Full Sun, Partial Sun
Height - 0,15 m
Spread - 0,15 m
Growth rate - Fast
Bloom season - February - November
Leaf / Flower color - green / mix
Soil PH - Neutral
Soil type - Loamy, rich, humous
Water requirements - Average water
Landscape uses - Beds, borders, graves, pots
Sow indoors February-March or September-October, 5 mm deep in a tray of compost.
Water well and place on a warm kitchen windowsill. A temperature of +15-20C is ideal. Keep moist.
Seedlings usually appear in 14-28 days.
Transplant to other trays, 5 cm apart, when large enough to handle. Always hold by a leaf, never by the stem.
Gradually accustom young plants to outside conditions (avoid frosts), before planting out into well-drained soil, May-July, 15 cm apart.
Or, sow thinly, outdoors, April-June, in a seed bed, 5 mm deep, into finely-prepared, well-drained soil, which has already been watered. Thin seedlings to 5 cm apart, before planting out to flowering position, September-October or February-March, spacing 15 cm apart. Flowers: May to October.Outdoor sowings flower the following spring.