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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: 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.
Course(s): HORT 1155, HORT 1193/1293, CLT Training

Habit: Stiffly upright
Form: Mounded
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.1 - 0.2m
Spread:0.1 - 0.3m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Rating: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Full sun only if soil kept moist
Soil/ Growing Medium: Acidic, Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Attract butterflies, Bedding plant, Container planting, Cut flower or foliage, Winter interest
Additional Info: Google
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Glabrous, Lustrous
Colour in Fall: Green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Elliptic, Lanceolate, Ovate
Apices: Rounded
Bases: Obtuse
Margins: Crenate

Inflorescence Type: Flowers solitary
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, White, Violet, Blue, Yellow, Orange, Pink, Magenta, Red, Purple, Dark-red
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun
Additional Info: indoor grown plants in flower available for winter colour

Fruit Type: Capsule, Aborted (hybrids) or absent
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant

Bark or Stem Colour:

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