When you see Flamenco pansies in person, we
think you’ll fall in love with them.
Their exotic looks of frilled blooms combined
with their complex layers of color make any
garden special. Cold-hardy, they are ideal
for planting when there is still frost risk.
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Flamenco Pansies are available in early
Space out plants about 5 inches apart,
or closer if you want a very full appearance.
Work slow release fertilizer into the soil
prior to planting, or use liquid fertilizer
at time of planting and every 2 weeks to
encourage more blooming. Deadheading (removing
spent blooms) can also provide more blooms
over the season. Keep the plants from drying
out with regular watering. You may find
that cooler temperatures result in larger
As it gets hotter, Flamenco pansies, like
all pansies, will start to develop longer
stems and fewer, smaller blooms- referred
to as ‘getting leggy’. By planting
your summer annuals around your Flamenco
pansies, you can start to remove the Flamenco
pansies as they get leggy and your summer
annuals get bigger and fuller. This gives
you a colorful garden from early spring
Flamenco pansies come in a range of luminescent
colors. Generally, you will find that
they look multi-hued. There are variations
from very light colors like Opal, to intense
colors like Cabernet and Blue Ebony. Can’t
decide? Perhaps you’ll like the Flamenco
mix which is comprised of several colors.
Looking for a nice teacher or hostess
gift? Place a couple of pots of Flamenco
pansies in a small basket, and add a decorative