... growing and hybridizing all kinds of plants in zone 6b Maryland since the 1980's.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Viola hybrids again

After quite a bit of cold already, the F1 from Viola arvensis X red pansy is still looking alright. This was planted from seed back in late summer 2013. It would probably look better if I gave it a trim, since it's gotten a little "leggy".

Here's a close-up of a couple new blooms - in spite of sub freezing temperatures and 4-5 inches of snow last Wednesday. 
The next three pictures are of some of the self-sown F2 that are also taking the cold without much care.


Should be a lot of bloom when Spring 2015 rolls around.