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Keep picking these mini pansy flowers to decorate salads and puddings for four or five months at a stretch and it will keep flowering. It will also lightly self-sow. A very hardy plant, for sowing, growing and harvesting in winter.
Learn more about growing edible flowers, and try the tasty recipe for Apricot, Goat's Cheese and Flower Tartines over at our blog, Garlic & Sapphire.
|Sowing:||Sow under cover in seed trays or gutters in March and September. Direct sow April -August.|
|Final Thinning/Planting Distance:||Plant out when seedlings are about 2.5cm tall, 15cm apart.||Height:||12cm (4-5in)|
|Harvesting:||Summer to autumn flowering from spring sowing, winter to spring flowering from autumn sowing|
|Flower production:||6 months|
|Vase life:||7-10 days|