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VIOLA Swiss Giants Velvet Mix

Viola wittrockiana

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Family: Violaceae

Characteristics: Perennial often grown as an annual 20 cm

Seeds per packet: 30

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Bedding plant with large 'velvet-like' texture flowers in a wide range of colours and featuring a dark central blotch to produce a bicoloured effect. Use as a groundcover, in borders and rockery, in baskets, containers and tubs.

Tropical: Late Summer and Autumn.
Temperate: Mid Summer and Autumn.
Cool climate: Mid Summer and Autumn or in Early Spring.

Sow: 6 mm deep
Best sown in trays and transplant when large enough to handle avoiding excessive root disturbance, approx. 6 weeks.
Plant in a well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Plant space: 20 cm
Germination: 21-28 days

Flowering: 15 Weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.

Prefers a rich moist well-drained soil in a protected sunny to partial shade position.

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