Cool Wave Pansy

Picture courtesy of PanAmerican Seed

By now you have either heard of or tried Wave Petunias.  There is a new member to the Wave family, Cool Wave Pansies. Pansies are the cold weather plant of choice for late fall, winter and early spring color, but if you want something a little different, try Cool Wave Pansies.  The 2-2.25 inch blooms spill over the edges of baskets or mixed containers and can spread out to make a beautiful ground cover.  These vigorous plants are sure to add lots of color to your fall landscape.  To maximize your Pansy enjoyment, plant pansies in late September or October and enjoy them all fall, winter and up into April.

Varieties and Colors: Purple, Sunshine N’ Wine, Violet Wing, White and Yellow

Sizes: #6, #10 Bskt

Recommended Spacing: Plant 20″ to 30″ apart.

Height: Grows 6″ to 8″ tall.

How to Grow: Plant in full sun.

Outstanding Features: They have a tolerance of cold weather and will be the first back in the Spring.  The medium sized blooms will hold up better in the rain than some larger blooms.

Tips: Give any kind of pansy a good drink of water before an expected freeze. The additional moisture in the plants, which means less

Wave Pansy

stress, helps the pansies weather the freeze.  They need little attention in the garden besides keeping the soil moist, but not constantly saturated.

Recommended Uses: Garden Bed, Containers, Borders, Landscapes

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