• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Viola Sorbet Blueberry Cream = 'Pas211786' (Sorbet Series)

pansy [Sorbet Blueberry Cream]

pansy [Sorbet Blueberry Cream]

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  • Other common names pansy [Sorbet Blueberry Cream]

  • Genus Viola can be annuals, biennials or deciduous or evergreen perennials, with simple or pinnately lobed leaves and 5-petalled flowers of characteristic shape

  • Family Violaceae / Violaceae

  • Details SORBET BLUEBERRY CREAM is a compact small flowered bedding viola to 15cm, with pale violet flowers, the lower petals cream flushed yellow with dark violet rays

Characteristics

  • Foliage Semi-evergreen

  • Habit Clump-forming

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Partial Shade

  • Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered or Exposed

Soil

  • Chalk

    Loam

  • Chalk

    Clay

  • Chalk

    Sand

  • MoistureMoist but well-drained

  • SoilLoam, Clay, Sand

  • pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline

Size

  • Ultimate height

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Ultimate spread

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height

    1-2 years

How to grow

Cultivation Grow in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade

Propagation Propagate by seed sown in late winter or early spring

Suggested planting locations and garden types Flower borders and beds Garden Edging Ground Cover City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants

How to care

Pruning Cut back after flowering

Pests May be attacked by slugs, snails, aphids, glasshouse red spider mite, violet gall midge

Diseases May be subject to powdery mildews, pansy leaf spot, a virus and a rust

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