Often called Johnny-jump-ups. Flowers from autumn, through winter (if in a sunny and warmish position) and into late spring. The flower looks like a miniature pansy, with petite petals in purple, yellow and white. The flowers are edible.
It is an ideal and attractive flowering plant for small pots.
The dainty flowers make an attractive, edible garnish on salads and sweets dishes. Leaves and flowers were traditionally used for strengthening the heart and nerves, and to stimulate the metabolism.
|Harvest||Pinking flowers regularly, is beneficial to the plant, as more flowers will keep coming continually and the life of this annual will be extended.|
|Position||Part to Full Sun|