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Pansy 'Helen Mount'     


  • 18 plantings
  • 5 available for swap
  • 1 wanted
  • 25 stashed

Helen Mount is part of the Violet genus and is a Pansy variety. Its scientific name is Viola 'Helen Mount'. This variety typically blooms in the following colours:   Bright Purple and   Electric yellow and   Lavender blue. When mature, blooms are roughly 1.3 cm (that's 0.51 inches in imperial) in diameter.The mature flowers take a Single form, with an approximate petal count of 5. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as   Forest green (web) colour. Helen Mount grows as a Biennial and is a Flower. Being a Biennial, it tends to grow best over the course of two years. Helen Mount is known for growing to a height of approximately 20.3 cm (7.92 inches).

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Helen Mount have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Helen Mount

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A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Helen Mount is thought of as half hardy, so remember to watch your frost dates and ensure you have this plant protected when the temperature dips. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 6 - 8 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

Growing Helen Mount from seed

Ensure a distance of 5.85 inches (15.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 0.04 inches (0.1 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 15°C / 59°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Helen Mount about 90 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Helen Mount

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Helen Mount is a half hardy plant.

Harvesting Helen Mount