Scientific Name: Viola x wittrockiana Form: Mounded
Common Name:pansy Texture:Medium
Family Name:ViolaceaeHabit: Stiffly upright
Plant Type: Biennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.1 - 0.2m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Lustrous, Elliptic, Lanceolate, Ovate, Crenate
Flowers: Flowers solitary, White, Violet, Blue, Yellow, Orange, Pink, Magenta, Red, Purple, Dark-red, Mar- Apr- May- Jun- Jan- Feb
Fruit: Capsule, Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Brown
Exposure: Full sun, Full sun only if soil kept moist
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Cut flower or foliage, Winter interest, Attract butterflies, Container planting
Key ID Features:Leaves alternate, ovate to elliptic, up to 4 cm long; flowers 5-10 cm wide, flattened, face-like, available in many colours and most petals have more than one colour or shading.