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Viola × wittrockiana ‘Forerunner Series’

Pansy

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  • Viola × wittrockiana ‘Forerunner Series’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Viola × wittrockiana ‘Forerunner Series’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • BloomsJanuary to April
  • Height0.1m to 0.5m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourVarious
  • Leaf ColourGlossy green

Description

Viola × wittrockiana ‘Forerunner Series’ (Pansy). In mid winter and mid spring, flowers appear in a variety of bright, single colours and bicolours.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Evergreen, Herbaceous

Origin

Europe

Interest and use

Border, edging, mixed bed, wildflower/meadow, walls, rock garden

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  • Viola × wittrockiana ‘Forerunner Series’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Viola × wittrockiana ‘Forerunner Series’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilClay, Sandy
  • Soil pH9.0 to 5.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are fully to half hardy and should be grown in the sun or shade in well drained but moisture retentive soil; a few species prefer acid soil. They will appreciate shelter from the drying winds.

Propagation

Sow seed

Pests, diseases or disorders

Protect from slugs and greenfly

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