Garden Pansy & Tufted Pansy
Garden Pansy
Chiba / December 12, 2009 Cultivation (All photos)
Tufted Pansy Garden Pansy
Garden Pansy Garden Pansy
Garden Pansy Garden Pansy
Garden Pansy Garden Pansy
Tufted Pansy Garden Pansy
Tufted Pansy
Chiba / May 5, 2007
Section Melanium Ging.
Scientific Name Type species
Viola x wittrockiana Gams.
Viola x williamsii Wittrock
Viola x wittrockiana Hort. ex Gams.
Viola tricolor var. hortensis(non-recommended name)
Origin wittrockiana : It originates in a name of a person.
cf: Veit Brecher Wittrock(1839-1914、The botanist of Sweden)
Common names heartsease, Ladies Delight, Stepmother's Flower, cuckoo's heel, Wittrock's Violet
Stalk Form A flower scape is extended from a stalk, and a flower blooms from each scape.
Habitat A slightly dark and moist slope in the mountains, under the forest.
Distribution Japan domestic
Japan overseas Europe wide area.
Flower Shape Middle or Large size.
Color being variegated (purple, red, blue, white, yellow, orange, red, etc.).
Spur It is very small.
Season From early fall to early summer (they have cold resistance, but bloom originally in spring).
Aromatic Aromaticness (a particularly yellow flower).
Leaf Shape Oval.
Color Generally the surface is green.
Seed Shape
Characteristics of roots
Endangered Information
Type Specimen
Chromosome Number 2n=49 - 55
Reference Information
Others Germination temperature 15-20 degrees C.
Garden Pansy
Garden Pansy

left:Issued by Japan Post 1997/03/13.

right: Issued by Japan Post 2005/07/22.

Stamps designed pansy has been much published in many country.

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