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 - (Viola tricolor) comm. Wild Pansy

Known as the Wild Pansy, this has variable tricoloured flowers mostly with purple upper and yellow face blushing to white. Found in abundance creeping throughout Britain in hedges and fields.

Price: 27.50

Unit Description:

100 Plants / Tray

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Trailing

Flowering Time:

May - September

Height x Spread:

20 x 25 cm

Available to Order:

January - July

Recommend Sales:

February - September

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Consumer Information

Alternative Names:

(Viola tricolor) comm. Wild Pansy

Narrative Description:

Known as the Wild Pansy, this has variable tricoloured flowers mostly with purple upper and yellow face blushing to white. Found in abundance creeping throughout Britain in hedges and fields.

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers full sun, or partial shade with free-draining soil or compost.

Possible Situation:

Ideal for dotting in borders or banks or for use in spring and summer containers.

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Trailing

Height x Spread / Trail:

20 x 25 cm

Features:

Attracts Wildlife

Typical Season:

Spring

Summer

Flower Colour:

yellow

Red

cream

Foliage Colour:

green

Flowering Time:

May - September

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Container

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

A hardy plant which should survive normal winter conditions outside, especially if protected from the hardest frosts.

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

VIOLACEAE

Genus:

Viola

Species:

tricolor

Alternative Names:

(Viola tricolor) comm. Wild Pansy

Category:

Herbs

Recommended Pot Sizes:

9cm

11cm

1Ltr

Pot Spacing:

Leave enough room so that foliage does not overlap within crop time.

Typical time required from pot to sale:

16 weeks over Winter

10 weeks in Spring / Summer

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Free draining - keep evenly moist

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

NPK balanced feeding

Feeding Frequency:

Requires normal/regular feeding (Standard EC)

Recommended pH:

Standard 5.0 to 5.5

Growth Regulation PGR:

Due to the current approval situation, please contact your PGR provider

Temperature During Production:

Cool crop 4 -12C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available to Order:

January - July

Recommended Sales Window:

February - September

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:15/1825/18
Qty:96

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

Point of Sale Material:

Midi 12cm (5)

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Aphid

Two Spotted Mite

Whitefly

Common Diseases:

Black Spot

Botrytis

Downy Mildew

Leaf Spots

Other Info:

Could be susceptible to Ramularia

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.

Qty Discounts Available

  • for orders over 50 trays + additional discounts when placed 16 weeks in advance

Min Order 10 Trays

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