Pansy & Frost question

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by bob, Apr 7, 2004.

  1. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,260

    We had some temperatures in the mid 20's the other night. The pansies that I planted have wilted. The green leaves look alright, but the actual flower part does't look good. Should I pull off the wilted pedals. And will new flowers grow back on?

  2. NickN

    NickN LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Alabama
    Messages: 1,009

    Just leave them alone.When the temp rises,they'll perk right up.
  3. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,205

    ya bob, we planted all our commercial accounts with pansies the other day and they didnt look so good after the other night, but they perked right back up today when it was warm.
  4. grassredneck

    grassredneck LawnSite Member
    Messages: 150

    Those pansies can take just about anything short of a nuclear strike
  5. excel25

    excel25 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 393

    We plant ours in Oct. and were pulling them out now to plant our warm season annuals. They will be fine!!
  6. polecat63

    polecat63 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,655

    Yep, they'll be just fine. Planted mine last Oct. and they're blooming like crazy. Be sure to dead head them often and you'll get tons of new blooms.

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