Details of...
Scientific Name: Viola x wittrockiana
Pronunciation: VYE-oh-luh ex wit-rok-ee-AH-na
Common Name: pansy
Family Name: Violaceae
Plant Type: Biennial
Key ID Features:
Course(s): HORT 1155, HORT 1193/1293, Level 3 Apprenticeship, CLT Training

Habit: Stiffly upright
Form: Mounded
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.2 - 0.4m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Rating: Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Full sun only if soil kept moist
Soil/ Growing Medium: Acidic, Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Cut flower or foliage, Winter interest
Additional Info: Google Images
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate, Basal
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Glabrous, Lustrous
Colour in Summer: Green
Colour in Fall: Green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Elliptic, Lanceolate, Ovate
Apices: Rounded
Bases: Obtuse
Margins: Crenate

Inflorescence Type: Flowers solitary
Flower Morphology:
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, White, Violet, Blue, Yellow, Orange, Pink, Magenta
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun

Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time:

Bark or Stem Colour:

Propagation: Seed
Plant Care:
Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Aphids or adelgids, Mildew, Slugs or snails, Rabbit resistant
Specific Pests: deer
(GNH) GreeNHouse
Location Map

Report an Error