Viola x wittrockiana. Annual/biennial.
A dark silky face with a brilliant yellow eye for contrast makes this variety unique in its class. These pansies are cold-resistant and flower well into the winter even in severe climates. Plant in masses for best effect.
Planting & Harvesting
Seed Depth: barely cover
Spacing: 1″ (3cm)
Sprouts In: 10-20 days
Thinning: 4″ (10cm)
Select a location with full sun to part shade. Pansies prefer a cool location with moist, rich soil. For transplants start indoors eight to ten weeks before last frost date. Keep young plants evenly moist. In mild climates, plant in late summer for fall/winter color.
Blooms in the first year from seed. Remove spent flower heads to encourage more blossoms.