Pansy Ullswater Blue
Large blue blooms with a dark centre are produced in abundance over a long season. Wonderful for bedding displays, patio pots and hanging baskets.
Plant Class: Half Hardy Perennial (HHP)
Indoor growing instructions In trays of seed compost. Sow thinly and cover with a fine layer of compost. Firm gently and cover with glass, polythene or propagator lid. Keep at approx. 15-20°C. Germination takes approx. 14-28 days. Remove cover when seedlings appear. When large enough transplant 5cm apart in trays. Acclimatise plants to outdoor temperatures from late May before transplanting 15cm apart in final flowering position. Flowers July to October, the same year.
Outdoor growing instructions In a prepared seed bed. Sow thinly in rows 23cm apart. Cover with a fine layer of soil, firm gently and keep moist. When large enough thin to 5cm apart. Transplant 15cm apart in final flowering position from September onwards. Flowers May to October, the following year.
Tip Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering.