Soft colors for cool weather
A great alternative to pansies for gardeners in warm climates, Admire is a perennial series of horned violets that outlasts most others and flowers over 2 seasons a year. This mix of four soft shades of pink, white, and blue (many with whiskers) brings you compact, spreading plants that are equally at home in the sunny border or containers.
Admire Spring Fling Mix is a pastel-toned, very heat- and drought-tolerant viola that flowers in spring and fall, surviving the hot summer far better than older horned violets are able to. The flowers are small and very plentiful, arising by the dozen on compact plants just 6 inches high and 6 to 9 inches wide. Carpet the garden floor with Admire, or let it fill baskets and flowerpots with tall, spiky cool-season plants as vertical accents.
Very tolerant of dry conditions, Admire offers excellent branching and more bright green foliage than you would believe possible from such a compact plant. It’s refreshing and healthy, even in the dog days of August. And it comes back into its own, setting new flower buds, when the cool weather of fall arrives. In mild climates, it can bloom straight through from autumn to the end of spring.
Enjoy this long-lived beauty wherever you need bold color in small spaces. Viola is far hardier and easier to maintain than pansy, and such a lovely presence in the chilly weather.
(P)Pkt of 25 seeds
Variety:Admire? Spring Fling Mix
Item Form:(P)?Pkt of 25 seeds
Zone:4 – 9
Bloom Start to End:Early Fall – Late Spring
Seeds Per Pack:25
Plant Height:6 in
Plant Width:6 in – 9 in
Bloom Size:1.5 in
Additional Characteristics:Bloom First Year,?Butterfly Lovers,?Cool Season,?Easy Care Plants,?Flower,?Fragrance,?Free Bloomer,?Repeat Bloomer,?Season Extenders
Bloom Color:Black,?Dark Purple,?Light Blue,?Light Pink,?Mix,?Multi-Color,?White
Foliage Color:Dark Green
Light Requirements:Full Sun
Moisture Requirements:Moist,? well-drained
Resistance:Cold Hardy,?Disease Resistant,?Drought Tolerant,?Heat Tolerant,?Humidity Tolerant,?Pest Resistant
Soil Tolerance:Normal,? loamy
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