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Viola x wittrockiana Swiss Giants Mix (Pansy Swiss Giants Mix)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.2m
Max height
0.15m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Viola x wittrockiana Swiss Giants Mix

Other names

Pansy Swiss Giants Mix

Genus

Viola Viola

Variety or Cultivar

Swiss Giants Mix _ Swiss Giants Mix is a commercial mix of compact, clump-forming, often short-lived, evergreen perennials with ovate to heart-shaped, toothed, dark green leaves and, from late spring into autumn, veined or maroon-marked flowers in a variety of colours.


Viola x wittrockiana Swiss Giants Mix is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact

Flower

Orange, Pink, Purple, Red, White, Violet, Yellow in Spring; Purple, Pink, Yellow, Orange, White, Violet, Red in Summer; Orange, Yellow, Pink, Purple, Red, Violet, White in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn; Green in Winter

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Slugs , Snails Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Slugs , Snails

Leaf spot , Powdery mildew , Rust Leaf spot , Powdery mildew , Rust

General care

Pruning

Deadheading will prolong flowering.

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Viola x wittrockiana Swiss Giants Mix (Pansy Swiss Giants Mix) will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.15m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Garden edging, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun or light shade. Flowering period is dependent upon when seed is sown. May flower throughout winter in mild areas.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Viola x wittrockiana Swiss Giants Mix

Other names

Pansy Swiss Giants Mix

Genus

Viola Viola

Variety or Cultivar

Swiss Giants Mix _ Swiss Giants Mix is a commercial mix of compact, clump-forming, often short-lived, evergreen perennials with ovate to heart-shaped, toothed, dark green leaves and, from late spring into autumn, veined or maroon-marked flowers in a variety of colours.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact


Colour

Flower

Orange, Pink, Purple, Red, White, Violet, Yellow in Spring; Purple, Pink, Yellow, Orange, White, Violet, Red in Summer; Orange, Yellow, Pink, Purple, Red, Violet, White in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn; Green in Winter


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Slugs , Snails

Specific diseases

Leaf spot , Powdery mildew , Rust

General care

Pruning

Deadheading will prolong flowering.

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Viola x wittrockiana Swiss Giants Mix (Pansy Swiss Giants Mix) will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.15m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Garden edging, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun or light shade. Flowering period is dependent upon when seed is sown. May flower throughout winter in mild areas.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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