How to plant pansies

Pansies are actual plants – step by step explains
Pansies are the first spring messengers and are frequently planted in gardens, balconies, and terraces. Particularly attractive are the garden pansy, but also the horned violets as little sisters of the large-faced garden pansy are gaining in popularity.

There are about five hundred species worldwide, of which about thirty species are cultivated in Central Europe. The garden pansies were grown from crosses of the horned violets, the alpine pansy, the wild as well as the wild pansy. This also explains the variety of their color nuances: the color scale is overwhelming and includes blue, yellow, red, violet and white shades. Meanwhile, there are several breeds, which are mixed and patterned to provide variety in beds, buckets, and bowls.

Pansy can be grown as one year or two-year-old plants. They are up to minus fifteen degrees Celsius winter hat and persist frost mostly effortless.


  • For showing in the winter, pots or bowls, single-core, multi-port bowls and a planting pot are required.
  • A planting shovel is also required for planting in the open air.

Depending on the desired flowering season, pansies can already be used in winter under glass or in summer outdoors.

  1. For the flowering in the summer, the seed is sown in winter in bowls or pots with a single root and slightly covered with soil. For germination temperatures of about fifteen degrees are almost ideal. After the rise, the young plants are picked in multi-port dishes and set free from May. They need semi-shady sites in the summer and thrive best on well-drained soils with the composer.
  2. The three to four centimeters of young plants are carefully taken out of the ground for the spying. The roots, which are sometimes long, are easily clipped off with the help of the index finger and thumb, and thus are shortened. Then place the plant in a small trough of a multi-port shell, cover the roots with soil and press them lightly. To achieve root closure with the ground, the planting wood is placed into the soil about one centimeter from the plant and moved slightly towards the plant. The earth is then slightly pressed again. The young plants should then only be moderately poured if the upper layer of soil is dry.
  3. For the flowering in the winter, the seeds can be sown in summer in the wide open spreading. After the ascent, the most powerful plants are taken from the earth and planted to their actual location. Late-flowering varieties need full sun-drenched sites on well-drained soils. Winter protection is not necessary. Only in very harsh conditions can Tannen Zwei GE serve the protection against intense frosts.

The procedure for transplanting is the same as for the transplanting.

of the young trade from the garden center When planting young plants, which are sold in pots, one proceeds as follows …

01The plants are taken from the pot and placed in regular garden soil, covered with soil and pressed. The plants are then regularly watered.


  • For a lush flowering, the fertilizer is recommended for fourteen days with conventional liquid fertilizer. To strengthen the plants, they can receive a spray of a horsetail broth three weeks after planting. This strengthens the stems and protects against aphids.
  • When the flowers are faded, they can be trimmed and composted.
  • Also, a self-sowing can be admitted and promises real successes.
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