Pansy 'Ultima Morpho' F1
2002 AAS Flower Award Winner

This AAS Winner has a distinct bicolor design. The upper petals are mid-blue with bright lemon yellow lower petals and rays or whiskers radiate from the center. 'Ultima Morpho' is named after the Morpho butterfly, which is blue and yellow. A slight variation may occur in the pastel design but this adds to the variety appeal. Recommended for spring or fall gardens, 'Ultima Morpho' proved to be free flowering all season. Mature plants can spread 8 to 10 inches and attain a height of 5 to 8 inches. Excellent performance in containers; maintain adequate moisture levels.

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AAS Winner Primary Details
Award: AAS Flower Award Winner
Award Type: National Winner
Class: Pansy
Variety Name: 'Ultima Morpho' F1
Genus: Viola
Species: x wittrockiana
Year: 2002
Common Name: Pansy
Type: Flowers
Breeder: Sakata Seed
Plant Needs
Duration Type: Annual
Light Needs: Full sun
Water Needs: Normal
Staking Required: NO
Plant Characteristics
Foliage Color: Green
Plant Habit: Compact, Upright
Plant Height: Short: Under 10"
Garden Spacing: 8-10 inches
Bloom Time: Early Spring, Fall
Bloom Color: Blue, Yellow
Bloom Color Pattern: Bicolor
Bloom Size: 2 inches
Fragrance: None
Weather Tolerance: Heat
Home Gardener Use
Container: YES
Hanging Basket: YES
Low Edging: YES
Herb: NO
Cut Flower: NO
Dried Flower / Everlasting: NO
Houseplant: NO
Water Garden: NO
Edible Ornamental: YES

How to Grow

Blooms are produced in about 80 days from sowing seed. 

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