Viola x wittrockiana
Flowers on this highly unusual novelty range from chocolate hues to metallic lavender to yellow with a green cast. Strongly scented blooms have a sepia toned wash and look stunning planted en masse. Outward facing flowers are beautifully placed along stems, giving a lovely show without smothering plants. A must grow novelty!
Plant type: annual
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 85-100 days
Plant spacing: 6”
Pinch: not necessary
Approx seeds per packet: 25
How to Grow:
Start seed indoors in trays 10-12 weeks before last frost. Seeds require darkness to germinate so lightly cover. Pansies can withstand light frost, so cold climate gardeners can pick a transplant date that is about 2 weeks before the last frost date.
Pick when flowers are starting to open. A vase life of 5-7 days can be expected with flower food. Stems lengthen over time.
Shipping & Delivery
Once an order has been placed, we cannot add or subtract items. If you would like additional items not included in your original order, please place a new order. We are unable to combine separately placed orders.
See our Shipping & Delivery page for detailed information about returns, refunds, and international shipping.
How to Grow
How to Start Flowers from Seed
There’s nothing more rewarding than starting your own seeds. The benefits include getting a jump on the season, having access to hundreds of specialty varieties that you won’t find at your local nurseries or garden...
Pansies and Violas for Cut Flowers
Last year I started seeing pansies being used more frequently in bouquets by designers who are either growing their own flowers or have access to a really high end flower market.