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Cool Wave®

Viola x wittrockiana 'Blue Skies'

Spreading Pansy

  • Good choice for containers, baskets or in-ground beds
  • Compact, trailing habit
  • Long lasting blue flowers

Plants are available seasonally based on demand. Please check availability to order.

Ball Landscape
  • Category: Annual
  • Breeder:Ball Landscape
  • Hardiness Zone:5-8
  • Height:6-8 in
  • Spread:24-30 in
  • Spacing:10-12 in
  • Temperature:-20°F
  • Bloom Color: Blue
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Additional Information about Viola x wittrockiana Cool Wave® 'Blue Skies'

Twice the spread; double the color!
Wow 'em with Cool Wave hands down, it’s the fastest-growing, longest-lasting, truly trailing pansy for Spring and Autumn. One trip to the garden centre for lush baskets or pots for in-ground planting is enough to convince anyone that Cool Wave is a cool-season gardener’s dream.

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish:Spring 6 to 7 weeks, Autumn 4 to 5 weeks

  • The best-performing spreading pansy series delivers easy spreading color for Spring and Autumn, so you can extend your growing season for the popular Wave Brand.
  • More vigorous with the most prostrate habit of any spreading pansy great in combos and as groundcover.
  • Superior overwintering hardiness Cool Wave is the earliest pansy to return in the Spring.

Maximize your growing success
Find all you need to grow fantastic Cool Wave pansies in the comprehensive Production Handbook. It’s available in English and Spanish at or ask your preferred distributor for a copy. Cool nights/low PGRs deliver the deepest color. High temperatures/PGR use show slightly lighter blue color and broader yellow eye. Small number of blooms show dark purple cap. Matches Golden Yellow for habit and vigour.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Viola x wittrockiana Cool Wave® 'Blue Skies'

Place in full sun (at least 6 hours).
Feed regularly to promote lush, vigorous growth and continued blooming. Average fertilization required.
Bloom Time: Autumn, Winter, Early Spring, Spring, Late Summer, Late Spring