Johnny Jump Up Seeds

Johnny Jump Up Seeds

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $26.29
1/4 Pound $61.99 41% Savings
1 Pound $150.19 ($9.38/ounce) 64% Savings
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  • From groundcover to garnish, there's endless potential for this versatile wildflower
  • Popular perennial groundcover
  • Heirloom pollinator attractor with long-lasting, large Spring blooms
  • Thrives in bright, sunny growing areas
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Fall, Spring
Color Purple, White
Growth Habit Creeping, Upright
Plant Height Up to 4 inches
Bloom Season Spring through Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Fragrant
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden, Erosion Control, Ground Cover
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Outdoor
Plant Resistance Deer

About Johnny Jump Up Seeds

Viola tricolor

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Also known as Heartsease, Heart's Ease, Heart's Delight, Tickle-My-Fancy, Jack-Jump-Up-And-Kiss-Me, Come-And-Cuddle-Me, Three Faces In A Hood, Love-In-Idleness, Pink Of My John

A tiny bloom with a big history! Immortalized in art and literature, this common European wildflower is known as Pansy, Violet and Viola as well as Johnny-Jump-Up and has been a favorite of gardeners for generations.

Planting Information

Planting Johnny Jump Up Seeds

Planting Season Fall, Spring
Seed Prep Requires Dark
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 4 to 8 inches
Plant Height Up to 4 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
View our Pansy Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 329 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 46,682 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 186,728 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft
1 Pound 746,912 Up to 10,000 Sq. Ft

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