Pansy – Cool Wave Strawberry Swirl
strawberry and lemon bi-colored flowers
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This is one of the fastest growing, longest blooming trailing pansies. The flowers tend to show more pink/purple coloring during winter and spring while showing more of the yellow during summer and fall.
Pansies are an excellent addition to your fall/winter garden as they are frost tolerant. In the deep south, pansies will stop flowering and possibly die off during the summer months. Cool Wave has exceptional cold hardiness, hardy to -20° F (mulching in colder climates helps).
Plant reaches 6-8″ tall and spread out 24-30.” Plant out 10-12″ apart.
Packet is 10 primed seeds.
You can start pansies indoors 6-8 weeks before your last average frost, or you can start outdoors in cell packs in fall or early spring.
Press into soil and lightly cover. Keep out of direct sunlight until seeds germinate as darkness aids germination. Kept at 65-70° F, germination is in 14-21 days. Transplant into the garden 10-12″ apart. While pansies are frost-tolerant, it is best to plant them out in early spring or fall.
Pansy seeds are best used within a 2 year period as they start to lose their viability after that.
Pansies prefer full sun to partial shade and need cooler temperatures to thrive. They prefer moist, humus-rich, well-drained soil. They need regular water, especially in warmer weather. Fertilize every 2 weeks with a general, balanced, all-purpose fertilizer. Be wary of using a nitrogen-heavy fertilizer where the first nutrient number is higher than the other two.
Remove faded/dead flowers to encourage plants to produce more blooms and to prolong the blooming season.
|Dimensions||3.25 × 4.5 × 0.125 in|
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Red, Yellow, Mixed Colors
Short (less than 12")
Full Sun / Partial Shade
Grows Well in Containers, Edible Flowers, Frost Tolerant
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