The name "pansy" is derived from the french word meaning "thought," and Garden Pansies do seem to have a though of their our as they adorn other-worldly blossoms that are usually tri-color. The flowers usually have from one to two bright shades and one dark brown to black shade that resides in the center of the blossom. Pansies are one of the most popular species of flowering plants because of their low difficulty in growing and their showiness