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What are tiny pansies called?

Violas – Viola tricolor
Viola flowers are smaller than their Pansy cousins – about the size of a nickel – but much more abundant. Fun Fact: Pansy comes from the French word pensée which means thought.

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Also to know is, what are small pansies called?

Viola tricolor var. The garden pansy is a type of large-flowered hybrid plant cultivated as a garden flower. It is derived by hybridization from several species in the section Melanium ("the pansies") of the genus Viola, particularly Viola tricolor, a wildflower of Europe and western Asia known as heartsease.

Secondly, what flower looks like a pansy? Impatiens are treated like annuals even though they are actually perennials. The small, colorful blooms are easy to grow and simple to maintain. Plant impatiens, which look like pansies in blossom structure and size, in a partially-shaded spot. Impatiens will wither in face of too much sunlight.

Secondly, what is the symbolic meaning of pansies?

Symbolism of the Pansy Flower The pansy flower symbolizes the love or admiration of one person for another. They adopted the pansy as its symbol because the word pansy is from the verb pensee in French meaning to think.

What can I substitute for pansies?

An edge of pansies in a hot, sunny spot can be readily replaced with scarlet sage, a wonderful summer flower. The bright red form is one of the best choices and makes a nice change, especially if the bed was filled with pastel colors through the winter.

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