Grows just like pansies in all respects. The beautiful blossoms resemble violets but are slightly larger and more tolerant of heat and drought. Flowers all summer long in sun or partial shade. Promiscuous hybridizer with all other violets. Self-sows readily. Hardy to Zone 5 in sheltered locations.
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How To Grow
Sow directly outdoors anytime spring through fall or start 10 weeks early indoors in a soil-less mix at 3mm (1/8") depth. Germinate at 20 C (70 F) for 7 to 14 days then grow on at a slightly cooler temperature before hardening off and transplanting outdoors after the danger of frost has passed. Needs darkness to germinate. Space plants 15 cm (6") apart in the garden.
Blooming Season Begins
Short Lived Perennial Often Grown as a Biennial or Annual
Start Indoors or Sow Direct in Spring or Late Summer
Days to Emergence
7 to 14
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