Cool Wave® Violet Wing Pansy

Viola x wittrockiana 'Cool Wave Violet Wing'

A dense trailing habit that swells with an effusion of fun-loving blooms beginning in early spring and withstands warm summer temperatures longer than most. Beautiful dark violet and frosty white faces with bright yellow centers bring exuberant charm to beds and containers. Works well as a groundcover.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly or more often in extreme heat.


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Botanical Pronunciationvy-OH-la wit-rok-ee-AH-na
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 6 to 8 in. tall, spreading to 24 to 30 in. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly spring, tapering off into summer, resurging in fall.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorMulticolored
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Ground Cover, Kitchen Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Edible, Gift Plant, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Iris (Iris); Fern (Woodwardia); Arborvitae (Thuja); Cypress (Cupressus)

Provide well-drained. Best in partial sun in extremely warm areas; blooming may pause briefly during the heat of summer. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep,extensive root system. Fertilize in early spring. Prune spent flowers for best re-bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

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