|Pansies (violas) are cheerful, colorful flowers
well suited to the cooler temperatures of
fall and spring. There are varieties of pansies
that can stay outside all winter as long
as the weather is not too severe. With well
over one hundred combinations of color and
size, there is a pansy for every flower bed
and container imaginable. Most are about
8 to 10 inches tall, but newer giant types
are being introduced every year. Their smiling
"faces" are a true delight at a
time when few other flowers can survive outside.
The following should be considered
Use potting soil for pansies
planted in containers.
Make sure to dig in some organic
such as peat moss when planting
the ground. For a spectacular
plant pansies around bulbs such
- Decide what color and height best suits the
container or site to be planted.
- The plants should have healthy looking green
leaves and vigorous roots. Avoid those with
leggy growth, yellowing leaves, or fading
- If you are late in planting, choose larger
containers of pansies which
will give you
a larger root system than the
These will establish more easily.
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