Pansy Blackjack


Botanical Name: Viola x wittrockiana

Dramatic, large blooms of the deepest black with a velvet sheen, each has a small, bright yellow eye. One of the most sought after colours, Blackjack is one of the best. A hardy perennial best treated as an annual, flowers the same year from an early sowing. Grows well in sun or partial shade.

We hope you enjoy these Pansy seeds, just another great example of flower seeds from Mr Fothergill’s!

Plant Height: 15cm

How To Grow

Sow in trays of seed compost. Just cover the seed and keep moist. Germination will take 10-21 days. Thin (prick out) when the seedlings have developed 2-4 leaves. Transplant the seedlings when sturdy into a well prepared garden soil. Space 15-20cm (6-8in) apart.

When To Plant

South Island: Feb, Mar, Apr, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

North Island: Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep


16 weeks