Pansy – grow and care – subshrub of the genus Viola and also known as Garden pansy or Viola tricolor hybrid. Pansy is annual in warm climate and short life perennial in cold climate mostly used as ornamental plant although it’s an edible plant. Pansy can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-11.
Leaves edible in green color with orbicular shape,
Flowers are edible flower color can be: red, blue, yellow, black, purple, white, orange or burgundy, mostly it’s mix of more than one flower, the size can be 3-8 cm
Pansy for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Pansy growing and care:
Cool weather, well-drained soil
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seedling / Seed Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No Difficulties or problems when growing: Sensitive to heat Spring in cold climate, autumn-winter in warm climate Recommended planting season? Slug, Mildew, Aphids Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All year How to prune: Old and dead leaves and flower Size of the plant? 7-20 cm Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing / Medium growing Average amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun (more flowers)/ Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Spring, summer and autumn in cold climate, Winter spring and early summer in warm climate Bloom season: General information about the flower Edible flower color can be: red, blue, yellow, black, purple, white, orange or burgundy, mostly it’s mix of more than one flower, the size can be 3-8 cm Thinning the bloom: When the flower start to die take the stem of the flower Pollination is done by: Bees, butterfly Edible leaves Leaves harvesting season Spring summer and autumn in cold climate, Autumn winter and spring in warm climate Cut the leaves next to the stems How to harvest the leaves? Information about leaves: Green leaves with orbicular shape Uses of Pansy leaves: Salad, beverage Scientific name:
Viola × wittrockiana
Blooming Seasons Autumn flowers Spring flowers Summer flowers Winter flowers Edible Parts Edible flowers Edible leaves Culinary uses Flower colors Black flower Orange flower Pink flower Purple flower Red flower White flower Yellow flower Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Winter harvest Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Average growing plants Fast growing plants Plant life-form Annual plant Evergreen Perennial plant Subshrub Plant Uses Edible plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Winter planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 2 Hardiness zone 3 Hardiness zone 4 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 9