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Swiss Giant Mix pansy seeds grow a compact yet nevertheless dazzling alternative to the traditional viola. Swiss Giant Mix is easy to grow from seed and promises neat 24 – 30” spread and classic 3 – 4” blooms in a mix of “ink-blotted” petals in shades of crimson, rose, canary, blue, purple, and white. Swiss Giant Mix pansy seeds thrive in cool summers and are an ideal grow for indoor color and sweet aromatics. 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Harden-off seedlings before transplanting outside into shady and cool spot in the garden or comparable place indoors.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 91 – 98 days\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e 4 – 10\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e Plant 3 – 4 seeds ¼” deep\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 12 – 16”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e 6 – 10” mounded dwarf with a 24 – 30” spread covered in 3 – 4” blooms\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Moist, hummus-rich, well-drained\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun – partial shade\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDiseases\/Pests\/Troubleshooting:\u003c\/strong\u003e Avoid overhead watering to minimize wetting foliage as Swiss Giant Mix pansy seeds are susceptible to fungal and leaf diseases if not properly ventilated. Pansies will benefit from shade and decline in mid-summer and are best removed before the fall. Pansies have no serious pests or diseases, but monitor for slugs and snails.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e A mix of “ink-blotted” petals in shades of crimson, rose, canary, blue, purple, and white\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSow Swiss Giant Mix pansy seeds indoors using a starting kit 12 – 14 weeks before the final frost. Pansies do not grow naturally in the wild and are not recommended for direct sowing. Maintain pansy seeds in complete darkness for germination then place beneath fluorescent grow lights for 16 hours per day with 8 hours of darkness. Harden-off seedlings before transplanting outside into shady and cool spot in the garden or comparable place indoors. Plant 3 – 4 Swiss Giant Mix pansy seeds ¼” deep and 12 – 16” apart in moist, hummus-rich, and well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Avoid overhead watering to minimize wetting foliage as Swiss Giant Mix pansy seeds are susceptible to fungal and leaf diseases if not properly ventilated. Pansies thrive in cool and moderate summers and will benefit from shade, declining in mid-summer and best removed before the fall. Pansies have no serious pests or diseases, but monitor for slugs and snails. Swiss Giant Mix pansy seeds mature in 91 – 98 days as 6 – 10” mounded dwarf with a 24 – 30” spread covered in 3 – 4” blooms.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003eViola x wittrockiana\u003c\/em\u003e is a hybrid resulting from tri-colored violas. The pansy only exists as a result of mass crossing and hybridizing of the viola during the 19th century and has never grown naturally in the wild. There is much debate and etymological red tape about interchanging the common terms “pansies”, “violas”, and “violets”. The species \u003cem\u003ewittrockiana\u003c\/em\u003e pays homage to 19th century pioneering botanist Veit Brecher Wittrock.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e"}
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Pansy Seeds - Swiss Giant Mixture

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91 – 98 days. Swiss Giant Mix pansy seeds grow a compact yet nevertheless dazzling alternative to the traditional viola. Swiss Giant Mix is easy to grow from seed and promises neat 24 – 30” spread and classic 3 – 4” blooms in a mix of “ink-blotted” petals in shades of crimson, rose, canary, blue, purple, and white. Swiss Giant Mix pansy seeds thrive in cool summers and are an ideal grow for indoor color and sweet aromatics. Swiss Giant Mix seeds grow tidy, hardy, and tolerant pansies perfect for gardeners with hanging space for baskets.

Growing Swiss Giant Mixture Pansy Garden Seeds


  • Taxonomy: Viola x wittrockiana
  • Seed Type: Annual
  • Sow Indoors or Outdoors: Sow Swiss Giant Mix pansy seeds indoors using a starting kit 12 – 14 weeks before the final frost. Pansies do not grow naturally in the wild and are not recommended for direct outdoor sowing. Maintain pansy seeds in complete darkness for germination then place beneath fluorescent grow lights for 16 hours per day with 8 hours of darkness. Harden-off seedlings before transplanting outside into shady and cool spot in the garden or comparable place indoors.
  • Days to Maturity: 91 – 98 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 – 10
  • Planting Depth: Plant 3 – 4 seeds ¼” deep
  • Plant Spacing: 12 – 16”
  • Growth Habit: 6 – 10” mounded dwarf with a 24 – 30” spread covered in 3 – 4” blooms
  • Soil Preference: Moist, hummus-rich, well-drained
  • Light Preference: Full sun – partial shade
  • Diseases/Pests/Troubleshooting: Avoid overhead watering to minimize wetting foliage as Swiss Giant Mix pansy seeds are susceptible to fungal and leaf diseases if not properly ventilated. Pansies will benefit from shade and decline in mid-summer and are best removed before the fall. Pansies have no serious pests or diseases, but monitor for slugs and snails.
  • Color: A mix of “ink-blotted” petals in shades of crimson, rose, canary, blue, purple, and white

Sow Swiss Giant Mix pansy seeds indoors using a starting kit 12 – 14 weeks before the final frost. Pansies do not grow naturally in the wild and are not recommended for direct sowing. Maintain pansy seeds in complete darkness for germination then place beneath fluorescent grow lights for 16 hours per day with 8 hours of darkness. Harden-off seedlings before transplanting outside into shady and cool spot in the garden or comparable place indoors. Plant 3 – 4 Swiss Giant Mix pansy seeds ¼” deep and 12 – 16” apart in moist, hummus-rich, and well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Avoid overhead watering to minimize wetting foliage as Swiss Giant Mix pansy seeds are susceptible to fungal and leaf diseases if not properly ventilated. Pansies thrive in cool and moderate summers and will benefit from shade, declining in mid-summer and best removed before the fall. Pansies have no serious pests or diseases, but monitor for slugs and snails. Swiss Giant Mix pansy seeds mature in 91 – 98 days as 6 – 10” mounded dwarf with a 24 – 30” spread covered in 3 – 4” blooms.

Viola x wittrockiana is a hybrid resulting from tri-colored violas. The pansy only exists as a result of mass crossing and hybridizing of the viola during the 19th century and has never grown naturally in the wild. There is much debate and etymological red tape about interchanging the common terms “pansies”, “violas”, and “violets”. The species wittrockiana pays homage to 19th century pioneering botanist Veit Brecher Wittrock.

 

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