Ed Hume Seeds

Winter Pansy

PANSY Hiemalis Mixture "Winter Pansies"

Tender Perennial - Height 6 to 10 inches


Colorful winter flowers; plants burst into full bloom in earliest spring. Bushy plants produce small to medium-sized flowers. Ideal for bedding, massing, rookeries, spot color or as cut flowers for small arrangements.

Special Directions for Short Season Climates

SOWING: Seed winter varieties outside in late spring through mid summer. Barely cover seeds with fine soil. Water seed by misting.

THINNING AND TRANSPLANTING: When plants are 1 inch high, thin and replant 4 to 6 inches apart.

SPACING: Plant 4 to 6 inches apart in all directions for mass display.

GERMINATION: Approximately 10 to 14 days at 70 degrees temperature. Will begin producing flowers 12 to 16 weeks from seeding time.

Ed's Special Advice

Plants will grow and flower best in partial sun and shade. Keep dead flowers picked, so they do not go to seed and stop blooming. Plants prefer rich soil kept moderately moist Pansies are well suited to container planting. Combines well with Spring flowering bulbs as well as shade tolerant plants.

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