Wild Pansy - Viola tricolor - Native Wildflower

Type: Hardy Perennial
Approximate height: Up to 15-30 cm
Flowering Time: Spring to autumn
Site and soil type: Any soil in sun or partial shade
When to sow: Spring to early autumn
Where to sow: Outside, direct into soil or under cover, into trays, modules or pots.
Packet contents: Approximately 150 seeds / 0.09 g

Wild pansy has many names including Heartsease, Kiss-her-in-the-buttery, Jack-jump-up-and-kiss-me and Come-and-cuddle-me.

It is an evergreen perennial with spreading stems which produce pretty flowers up to 2.5 cm across from spring to autumn.

Wild pansy provides an early nectar source for pollinating insects.

Wild Pansy attracts / provides food for the following creatures:

  • Bumblebees and honey bees

All our seed packets include sowing instructions.

Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free and reyclable. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer Kraft paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.

Key to symbols:

πŸ› A food plant for the caterpillar

πŸ¦‹ Provides nectar for the adult moth or butterfly

πŸ¦‡ Listed in: Bat Conservation Trust Encouraging bats, A guide for bat-friendly gardening and living

πŸ¦‡ (RHS)  Listed in the RHS Plants for Bats list

** RHS Plants for Pollinators. The RHS Plants for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects. Find out more at rhs.org.uk/plantsforpollinators

** The Royal Horticultural Society, and its logo, are trade marks of The Royal Horticultural Society (Registered Charity No 222879/SC038262) and used under licence.