Viola Teardrops Mixed
40 plus 20 FREE large plug plants
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
- Flowering period: milder spells from autumn to spring
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Flowering for several months from late winter, the small faces of these pretty violas will bring lots of cheer to your pots, windowboxes and hanging baskets. They are incredibly prolific and will produce masses and masses of their dainty little flowers in a rich, velvety mix of colours. In time they will cascade over the edge of the pots, forming a trail up to 35cm long.
Grown in individual plug cells, each plant measures about 5 - 7cm tall (from the base of the root to the top of the plant). They can be grown on or planted directly into your tubs, baskets or garden.
Please note that as we grow these for especially for you, we need to take full payment when you place your order so as to reserve stock for you. See above for despatch dates for this particular plant. To ensure that your plants arrive in the best possible condition each pack will be despatched individually.
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Q:I have never planted up winter baskets and containers and I would like to know how many plug plants should I put in a 14inch basket.Asked on 25/8/2014 by Diane from Surrey
I think the best displays are created when the baskets are very densely planted, so I would recommend using 25 - 30 plugs per 14" basket.Answered on 27/8/2014 by helen from crocus
If you do nothing else...water new plants. Make sure new additions do not suffer during dry spells. Plant up summer containers bedding once the threat of frosts has passed. Feed container plants about six weeks after planting. If it’s a nice day...trim heRead full article