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Pansies and Violas with Pike Nurseries

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Pansies and Violas are the subject, and Melodie McDanal from Pike Nurseries joined Good Day Atlanta with some ideas to spruce up your garden with these plants!

Note: prices mentioned in video are incorrect - correct prices are all 4 pack pansies & violas are now $1.87 – reg. $2.29!



Refresh Spring & Summer Color

  • Are your summer containers looking a little sad?
  • It's time to replace your spring and summer color like petunias, begonias, marigolds, etc.

Pansies & Violas

  • Now is the time to plant pansies & violas so they can establish and provide garden and container garden color throughout fall, winter and even early spring
  • Pansies & violas are annuals
    • Need to be planted each year
  • Great selection of different colors; every color from pale pastels to vibrant reds and yellows
  • Pansies & violas are in the same family
    • Pansies: Usually refer to plants with large, showy blooms.
    • Violas: Blooms are smaller in size but the plants tend to bloom more profusely
  • Sun Requirements
    • Full to partial sun
  • Size
    • Standard pansies & violas grow 4-6 inches tall & 5-8 inches wide

Cool Wave Pansies

  • There's a new type of pansy called the "Cool Wave Pansy"
  • Cool Wave pansies grow faster so you'll have larger plants with more blooms faster
  • Cool Wave pansies also spread up to 2 feet so you can space the plants further apart

Elle Pot Pansies

  • Elle Pot pansies are a traditional pansy  in an untraditional pot
  • There isn't a pot which cuts down on waste
  • Elle Pot pansies are faster to plant
    • Our landscape manager planted Elle pot pansies in all of the store landscapes and couldn't believe how quick they were to plant


This weekend all 4 pack pansies & violas are now $1.87 – reg. $2.29!

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