Gracefully waved petals, long stems and rich tones combine to make this strain of pansy a beauty. Extra large blooms have a thick, velvety texture with smiling faces or artistic brown blotches. Plants have an average garden height of 20 cm (8″). When planted in the garden, water regularly and mulch the soil around the plants to help extend the blooming period well into hot summer weather.
How to Grow
700 seed/gram Sow seed directly outdoors in early fall or spring. Well drained soil is best in full sun to partial shade. Lightly cover the seeds with soil. Thin or transplant seedlings to a spacing of 20 cm (8″) apart in the garden. Seed can also be started inside in a soil-less mix in late February and early March. Germinates at 24 C (75 F) in about 16 days. After germination, grow on under lights at a cooler temperature of 10 C (50 F) then harden off and transplant outdoors in early May.