Viola tricolor var. hortensis

Common Names: Pansy, garden pansy
Category: Plants
Sub-category: Violet family

A cultivated hybrid from the Viola tricolor species, the pansy is a common garden flower. The pansy flower is 2 to 3 inches in diameter and has two slightly overlapping upper petals, two side petals, and a single bottom petal with a slight beard emanating from the flower's center. The flower has been produced in a wide range of colors and bicolors. The plant may grow to 9 inches in height.

Most commonly found in gardens, flower beds, landscaping, or occasionally escaped from it's normal habitat.

Primary Flower Color: Blue/Purple
Secondary Flower Color: Yellow
Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.
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