Approximately 12-15 seeds
- Growing in USDA Zones: 5 - 9 as a 6 - 8 inch tall biennial, This colorful bloom makes a dramatic display! This variety also has increased hardiness so that it handles the weather better and gives longer lasting color. They mix well with spring bulbs and are great for early color. They make nice cut flowers as well.
- For spring blooms, it is best to start the seed indoors in the late winter. Press the seed into the soil and lightly cover with peat moss. Darkness aids germination so it is best to shade the starter tray. With a temperature of 65 - 70F, germination normally occurs within 21 days.
- Harden off the seedling prior to planting outdoors. Space the young plants outdoors 9 – 12 inches apart. Grow in full sun to partial shade and in moist, well-drained soil. Twelve weeks are needed from seeding to blooming. Deadheading encourages continuous blooms. Pansies are known to reseed.
- Sowing Rate: 3 - 4 seeds per plant for a beautiful flower garden of black pansies!