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Pansy Viola wittrockiana Crown 'Azure'

Pansy

Crown Azure features a light blue pansy that will blend and brighten containers and landscape. The Crown series features beautiful clear faced flowers that hold their color well in the garden. They have large blooms measuring about 3.5" in diameter.

Quite possibly the most popular and recognizable fall annual, pansies come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. The flower size of pansies ranges from 2½” to 4” depending on the type. They are compact low-growers, making them ideal for edging, rock walls and paths. Pansies planted in the fall generally have more uniform bloom, and grow slightly larger flowers than their spring companion pansies. The Crown series has been a retail favorite for years.

Height

5 Inches

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Spread

6 Inches

Homeowner Growing
& Maintenance Tips

Plant them in well-prepared sunny to partly shady beds, making sure they get at least 3 hours of sun a day. Make sure you leave the crown of leaves above the soil because planting them too deeply can lead to root rot. They grow best in a loose, rich soil with regular water. Don’t over-water or they will begin to look disheveled. These colorful plants are far from high-maintenance, but as with most bedding plants, they may require a little TLC to add a gorgeous touch to your garden.

 

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Interesting Notes

  • Very pleasant scent
  • Closely related to the viola
  • Pansy foliage and blooms are edible
  • Rich in Vitamins A & C
  • Have been used in the making of syrup
  • Great garnish for cold fruit or cream soups

 

USDA Hardiness Zone 7-10

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Great Companions

Spreading/Trailing Petunia Spreading/Trailing Petunia (Petunia hybrida Ramblin' 'Burgundy Chrome')
Pansy Pansy (Pansy Viola wittrockiana Delta 'Premium True Blue')
Snapdragon Snapdragon (Snapdragon Antirrhinum majus Snapshot 'Yellow')

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Edging
Rock Garden
Border or Bed
Focal Point
Container
Fragrant
Cut Flower
Ground Cover
Dried Flower
Mass Planting
Purchase Size(s):
606
Rescape
Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Fall
Winter
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
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