This Swiss heirloom is the parent to most of the pansies we see today. Early spring blossoms make a wonderful accent to your spring bulbs. Low, bushy plants are quick to grow and bloom, producing showy, large, velvety flowers. A reliable perennial variety in USDA zones 6-10, often grown as an annual. Botanical Interests’® Swiss Giants Blend Pansy Seeds have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
Outdoors: In cold climates, sow 4-6 weeks before your average last frost date, or midsummer for fall and the following spring bloom. In mild climates, sow in late summer for cool–season blooms.
Indoors: Sow 8-10 weeks before your average last frost date for early spring planting, and midsummer for fall planting in both mild and cold climates.
What is an heirloom seed?
An heirloom variety is one that has been passed down from generation to generation. Generally, the variety must have been around for at least 50 years. They are open-pollinated, which means they have been exposed to natural pollination methods like insects or winds. They aren’t hybrids or genetically modified.