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Pansy White Purple Wing in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Viola cornuta 'White Purple Wing'

 

Pansy 'White Purple Wing'

The open flowers consist of 5 petals which in the pansy types are rounded, and 4 of the petals face up, and one points downwards. (Violets have 3 pointing up, and two pointing downwards). 'White Purple Wing' flowers have white face petals and light purple back petals, and are fragrant.

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plant Features
  • Pansy White Purple Wing likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Pansy White Purple Wing likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Pansy White Purple Wing is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Pansy White Purple Wing likes moist and fertile

    Moist and fertile

 
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plant information

Common name

Pansy 'White Purple Wing'

Latin name

Viola cornuta 'White Purple Wing'

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Violaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Pansy White Purple Wing likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Pansy White Purple Wing is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Pansy White Purple Wing likes moist and fertile

    Moist and fertile

  • Water

    Pansy White Purple Wing likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Pansy White Purple Wing is 0.30meters x 0.20meters 0.30 M 0.20 M

Viola cornuta 'White Purple Wing'

The open flowers consist of 5 petals which in the pansy types are rounded, and 4 of the petals face up, and one points downwards. (Violets have 3 pointing up, and two pointing downwards). 'White Purple Wing' flowers have white face petals and light purple back petals, and are fragrant.


Propagation by seed

From Mid Summer TO Late Summer

Sow seeds for V.tricolor and V. wittrockiana in mid to late Summer, either outdoors in a damp shaded site, or boxes placed in a cold frame. Transplant the seedlings into nursery beds, 4 inches apart until they are moved to a flowering site in Autumn. Seedlings sown in the cold frame should be potted up to 3 inch pots of John Innes No 1 and overwintered in the cold frame and moved to the flowering site in Spring

 

Summer or winter flowering

From Late Spring TO Early Spring

The summer flowering hybrids are in bloom from late Spring to early Autumn. Winter flowering varieties usually bloom from mid Winter to mid Spring, occasionally in the Autumn.

 

Planting Outdoors

From Early Autumn TO Late Spring

Plant violas in Autumn or Spring. Plant in any fertile, moist but well drained soil in sun or partial shade.

 
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