Pansy viola x wittrockiana 'Matrix Red Wing'
|PAN-MAT-802-804D||Spring 804 Deep Bedding Flat|
|PAN-MAT-802-F55G||Spring #5.5 Green Pot|
Pansy’s are the most sold flower in the world. There are two main types of pansy’s, clear or pure & faced or blotch. A pansy with a face/blotch, features a dark blotch in the center of the flower. Pansy’s are available in an amazing array of colors, can overwinter in many areas if they had time to develop a good footing and are easy to grow, rarely having any diseases or insect problems. Matrix Red Wing is an exciting flower that has a dark red cap with yellow lower petals and dark center. The Matrix Series features superior branching to go along with uniform flowering & habit among all Matrix varieties. The large 3 to 3.5 inch Matrix flowers are held on short, strong peduncles that help keep them from flopping over.
- Breeder: Pan American
- Bloom Color: Red Yellow Bi-Color Dark Red
- Height: 8 Inches
- Spread: 8-10 Inches
- Zone: Zones 4-8
- Dark red cap with yellow lower petals, dark center
- Flower size 3-3.5"
The name pansy is derived from the French word pensee’ meaning “thought”, and was so named because the blotched flower resembles a human face. Because of this the pansy has long been a symbol of freethought. Pansy flowers are edible and when temps drop below 25 degrees their foliage will wilt & turn a grey-green as a defense from the cold.
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