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Pansy Viola wittrockiana Delta 'Berry Tart Mix'

Pansy

Berry Tart Mix includes dramatic shades of red, blue and purple flowers. The Delta series offers extreme uniformity in timing and habit with an outstanding heat tolerance. They also rebound well from extreme weather, are extra early and free flowering, and generally have minimal stretching.


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 and rock walls and paths. Pansies planted in the fall generally have more uniform and bloom, and grow slightly larger flowers than their spring companion pansies. 

Height

4-6 in

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Spread

4-6 in

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 nowhere near high-maintenance, but as with most bedding plants, they 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

Single Grandiflora Petunia Single Grandiflora Petunia (Petunia hybrida Tritunia 'Red')
Pansy Pansy (Pansy Viola wittrockiana Colossus 'Lavender Medley')
Snapdragon Snapdragon (Snapdragon Antirrhinum majus Snapshot 'Orange')

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Rock Garden
Edging
Great Foliage
Ground Cover
Border or Bed
Mass Planting
Container
Purchase Size(s):
Rescape
1801 (4")
Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
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