FLOWER – HEARTSEASE (JOHNNY JUMP UP)
Heartsease or Johnny-Jump-Up is a member of the viola family, closely related to pansies and violets. It has acquired an intriguing list of names over its long history, names that reflect its diverse characteristics. Viola tricolor is a cheery little annual guaranteed to brighten up the day. An old-fashioned ‘miniature pansy’ with delicate tricolor faces of purple, yellow & cream. They are delightful in the front of borders, along paths or in baskets and containers. Grows well in sun or partial shade, plant in spring.
Sow in a seedbed directly, just cover the seed and keep moist at 15-20°C. Thin (prick out) to further pots or trays or hanging baskets when seedlings have developed 2-4 leaves.
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