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Yesterday they were almost white, today they are light blue and tomorrow they will be deep blue. Totally unique, as each flower rapidly changes colour. In most areas they are more hardy than Universal Pansies and will provide winter colour when seldom else is flowering. Spectacular for spring bedding and containers.=
Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. The crystallised petals are great decorations for cakes and cookies, or they can be added straight to green salads for an injection of colour. For more details about edible flowers click here.
Patio, Cottage Gardens, Alpine & Rockery
Sun or semi shade
Up to 13cm (5.1in)
Up to 23cm (9.1in)
A little experience
Easy for all
Sow pansies and violas from spring to autumn on the surface of a good seed compost and gently firm down. Spring sowings will give flowers during early summer, whilst summer and autumn sowings will bloom the following winter or spring.
Place the seed tray in a propagator at a temperature of 15-20C (59-68F) or seal it inside a polythene bag. Keep the soil damp but not wet. Take care not to provide too high a temperature, as this can prevent germination. Do not exclude light as this aids germination which usually takes 14-21 days.
When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant and grow them on in cooler conditions until large enough to plant outdoors. When viola and pansy plants are well grown and all risk of frost has passed, acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over 7 to 10 days. Transplant into well drained soil in baskets and containers outdoors in full sun or semi-shade. Over winter autumn sowings in a cold frame then plant out the following spring.
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Still an incorrect description? 2014-04-29
The above comment was mentioned in 2011 and we are now in 2014 and the description on the seed packet received is still incorrect. Looks like bringing it to your attention previously didnt prompt a change in the packet description?
T&M replied on 2014-04-30: Thank you for your review. I am very sorry to hear the packaging for the seeds has not changed. Please feel free to contact our Customer care team on email@example.com with the relevant information, one of our agents will be happy to investigate this matter further.
Are They Perenial??? 2011-09-25
Bought a packet of these seeds as they are described as perenial, but on the actual seed packet it says 'ANNUAL'. Just have to wait and find out.