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Welcome to Country Garden Seeds! Flower Seeds for your garden, for cut flowers and for wildlife. Do you dream of a beautiful garden full of scented flowers and buzzing with wildlife? Just sow a few packets of seeds for gorgeous flowers that your garden wildlife will love too. Here are some beautiful and easy plants for you to grow.
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Viola tricolour

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Viola tricolour Seeds

Viola tricolour is one of our most beautiful little wildflowers. Often called Wild Pansy or Heartsease this lovely annual plant produces perfect tiny flowers in shades of purple and yellow with cream. Blooms are wide open and attractive to Bees and Butterflies. In fact they are great for lots of pollinating insects.

Heartsease are lovely for cottage gardens and for wilder parts of manicured gardens such as an orchard. They love sun and dappled shade.They flower from April until September or even longer in sheltered gardens. They are also suited to naturalistic planting schemes and wild flower meadows because they grow beautifully with grasses, knautia, geranium and other wildflowers. Wild Pansies self seed once established.

Viola Tricolour has edible flowers which can be used in salads and as cake decorations.

Genus Viola tricolour

Common name Heartsease, Wild Pansy
Plant Type Hardy Annual. Edible Flower.
Height & Spread 15cm (6 inches) tall x 20cm (8 inches) spread
Sow Seeds Sow direct from April to August/September. Sow indoors in March.

Thin/Plant Out Allow a minimum space of 30cm per plant.
Conditions Required Viola tricolour love moist but well drained soil. They prefer a site with sunshine and dappled shade.
Flower Production Blooms are produced from April until August/September. Once flowering is over cut back or allow to self seed.
Picking Keep picking and dead-head to make sure that your plants continue to produce new blooms. When cutting place the cut flowers into a jar of clean water. Lovely for posies.
Planting Combinations Viola tricolour grows particularly well with grasses such as Briza maxima and other wild flowers such as Knautia arvensis, Geranium pratense and Papaver rhoeas.

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