Mr Fothergill’s – Pansy Swiss Giants Mixed


“Viola x wittrockiana”

Larger blooms, cheerful faces

Brightly coloured with prominent contrasting blotches. Gives a dazzling display. Treat as HHA.

Height: 15cm/6in
Plant Class: Hardy Perennial (HP).
Habit: Dwarf, Ground Cover.
Packet Contents: Avg. 150 Seeds

Sow Grow

Sow indoors, February-April, to flower the same year, 0.5cm (0.25″) deep, in a tray of compost. Water well and place on a warm kitchen windowsill. A temperature of 15-20 degree C (60-68 degree F) is ideal. Keep moist. Seedlings usually appear in 14-28 days. Transplant to other trays, 5cm (2″) 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-October, 15cm (6″) apart, when frosts are over. Or, sow thinly, outdoors, May-August to flower the following year, in a seed bed, 0.5cm (0.25″) deep, into finely-prepared, well-drained soil, which has already been watered. Thin seedlings to 5cm (2″) apart, before planting out to flowering position from late summer onwards, spacing 15cm (6″) apart. Flowers: May to October.

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