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Mr Fothergill's Heartsease Johnny Jump Up
Viola tricolor - Heartsease Johnny Jump Up
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This variety called Johnny Jump Up is an old fashioned 'miniature pansy' with delicate tricolour faces of purple, yellow and cream. They are delightful in the front of borders, along paths or in baskets and containers.

If treated as an annual, will easily flower in the first year from early sowing. Grows well in sun or partial shade.

Growth Height — 15cm
Flowering Period — Spring
Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Sow in a seed bed directly. Thin as necessary and transplant to flowering position in autumn. Harden off and plant out in September or October, spacing 15-20cm apart. Alternatively, sow in trays of compost. Just cover the seed and keep moist at 15-20C (60-68F). Germination will take 10-21 days. Thin (prick out) to further pots or trays when seedlings have developed 2-4 leaves.

Watering needs

Keep this plant moist.