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Common Name: Pansy

Species Name: Viola x wittrockiana

Family Name: Violaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin North America and Japan
Sun Preference Partial
Susceptibility Slugs, anthracnose, crown and stem rot and leaf spot



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 0.7-foot diameter, 0.7-foot height
    • Leaves: Heart-shaped, shallowly lobed leaves on spreading stems



Soil Preference Moist, well-drained
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone 5
Notes Compact plants used as a ground cover, bedding plant or in containers; heat and drought tolerant and produces quaint flowers all summer long


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