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Viola hybrida 'Bunny Ears' ™

Viola hybrida 'Bunny Ears' ™
Viola hybrida 'Bunny Ears' ™
Short code: 54395
Height: 15cm/6"
Description:

A small flowered Viola with unusual 'bunny' shaped flowers

Each flower has 2 upright petals; just like rabbit's ears

The compact bushy plants are ideal for containers 

Final garden height 15cm / 6"

Common name: Viola
Sowing/Growing information
Sowing Sow on to a moist seed sowing compost in a 286 plug tray or similar size cell. Cover lightly with vermiculite and propagate at 18C. Germination should begin to take place after 7 to 10 days. Maintain a temperature of 15C after germination.
Growing Grow on the seedlings from the February sowings at 10C until they are established and cover the surface of the plug tray take care to grow quite cool to help avoid any stretching of the plants. Transfer to either a pack 12 pack 6 or 9cm pot. February sowings should be ready for sale in early to mid April. If additional growth control is required then Cycocel can be applied which will help to improve the quality and habit of the plants. June-July sowings should be grown on as cool as possible with shade from direct sunlight and pot on as above which will result in plants in flower for autumn sales. September sowings should be ready to transfer to packs and pots in late October and held over winter in well ventilated unheated glasshouse, tunnel or cold frame ready for sale in flower in late February-early March.
Flowering Period Autumn/Spring
Hardiness Hardy Annual
Classification
Product Seeds
Genus Viola
Variety Bunny Ears
Groups
Containers & Baskets YES
Scented YES
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