Clear black pansy flowers.
A hybrid species of garden origin, there are many named forms selected for their ornamental value.
A very ornamental plant. If the plants are cut back after flowering they will flower again in late summer.
Prefers a cool moist well-drained humus-rich soil in partial or dappled shade and protection from scorching winds. Tolerates sandstone and limestone soils but becomes chlorotic if the pH is too high.