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Heartsease (Wild Pansy) (Viola tricolor)


Perennial

Culinary

Ideal Pot Plant

Medicinal
Height: 6 inches
Aspect: Sun or partial shade
Soil Type: Free draining
Uses: Culinary and medicinal
Care: Dead-head regularly to encourage continuous flowering
Usually available: April to August
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Hardiness: LEVEL 1 - see 'Description' tab below
Description:

Heartsease (Wild Pansy) (Viola tricolor)

Heartsease – Wild Pansy – Viola tricolor

Heartsease – Wild Pansy – Viola tricolor flowers from Spring to Autumn. Although perennial it is best treated as an annual because flowering is almost continuous throughout its first season.

Tiny, tricoloured pansy flowers. A useful culinary plant to grow in beds or in containers. The edible flowers look charming in salads or desserts. You can also crystallise the flowers for decoration. Medicinal properties.

NOTE: THE VARIETY WE HAVE AT THE MOMENT IS NOT THE ONE IN THE PICTURE. IT HAS A SIMILAR SIZED FLOWER BUT THE COLOUR OF A TRADITIONAL WILD PANSY. SEE HERE FOR AN EXAMPLE

£2.40

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Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

This plant is LEVEL 1 – Fully hardy UK wide

These levels are determined by Norfolk Herbs and are to be used simply as a guide. Our levels go from 1 (fully hardy) to 6 (requires a heated environment over winter).

Additional information

Weight.5 kg
Height

Low

Life Cycle

Perennial

Colour

Multi-coloured

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly

No

Medicinal

Medicinal

Planting Position

Full Sun, Semi-Shade

Herbs for Tea

No

Ideal for Tubs & Containers

Yes

Culinary Herbs

Garnish, Salads

Scented

No Scent

Herb Group

Other

A-Z

H

Width / Spread

Under 1 foot

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