Pansies and violas are the perfect flower to enliven a winter landscape. Both bloom non-stop from autumn to spring providing cheerful color in a time of the year when it is least expected. They are both frost hardy and surprisingly durable
Both the leaves and flowers of pansies and violas are edible and high in vitamins A and C. The flowers impart a strong flavor and have been used to make syrup, flavored honey and salads. Both the leaves and flowers can be used as a garnish, such as on cold fruit or cream soups. The flowers are also useful as a dye.
- Punnets – Cost effective and ideal for mass planting
- Packs and pots – instant gardens, for the impatient gardener, great if friends or family are popping over to jazz up the garden instantly