Plant questions and answers! This month: What are common problems with pansies? Here are my thoughts…
Pansies tend to be easy to grow and very forgiving, but they do have their own set of problems. Here are a few I’ve experienced.
Why are my pansies wilting even though I’m watering them? Most [...]
Plant questions and answers! This week: Can pansies grow in a window box? Here’s what I think…
For the most part, I would say YES! Pansies tend to be a great windowbox plant. Of course, not every windowbox is alike. In short, if you have a sheltered windowbox, pansies make an [...]
For my window boxes I usually choose primroses in the spring and petunias in the summer and early autumn. This year I wanted to save money by not having to replant mid-season, so I decided to try Swiss Giant Pansies. What a great choice! The resulting plants are doing wonderfully [...]
Pansy – Photo by Madlantern Design
Name: Pansy (Viola tricolor)
Growth habit: Pansies are typically small, low-growing, upright plants. In shady locations, they can have a somewhat trailing pattern of growth.
Light Level: Prefers partial to full sun, but will tolerate some shade.
Fertilization: Any water-soluble fertilizer formulated for garden flowers or [...]