Pansy Swiss Giant Berna Velvet Blue

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A stunning pansy series of large, vibrant coloured flowers makes this pansy one of the best open pollinated varieties available.

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Pansy Swiss Giant Berna Velvet Blue

Pansy Swiss Giant Berna Velvet Blue. A stunning pansy series of large, vibrant coloured flowers makes this pansy one of the best open pollinated varieties available. Flowering slightly later than winter types, but all season they will provide a dazzling display in flower beds, containers and baskets with 6-10″ bushy plants producing an abundance showy large 3″ flowers. Swiss Giant is a hardy annual that will flower the same year from an early sowing and will happily over-winter in a sheltered spot as a Bi-annual.

Cultivation Advice Pansy Swiss Giant Berna Velvet Blue

  • For earliest colour, sow seeds in warmth 6 to 8 weeks before last frost covering seeds with 1/16 inch fine soil.
  • Germination takes 10-20 days with the seeds needing darkness to germinate.
  • Keep soil moderately moist during germination.
  • For later blooms sow directly outdoors in mid spring after danger of serious frost has passed.
  • Seeds can also be sown outdoors in late summer or earliest fall in mild winter areas.
  • Gradually acclimatize young plants outdoors after all frosts have passed,
  • planting out 6-8 inches between plants.