Asked by: Anfal Claesenhome and garden landscaping
How long does it take for Johnny jump ups to germinate?
Last Updated: 14th April, 2020
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In this regard, how do you germinate a Johnny Jump Up?
Seeds for your Johnny Jump Up plant can be sown direct early in the spring. Or, you can start seeds indoors six to eight weeks before the last frost. Cover seeds with an eighth of an inch of soil, water them well, and keep them warm. Johnny Jump Up will take awhile to germinate, so be patient.
Furthermore, how do you care for a Johnny Jump Up? Care of Johnny Jump Ups. Keep johnny jump up flowers watered but don't let the soil get soggy. Pinch off dead flowers and stem ends to encourage bushier growth and more bloom production. Once the season is over, dig up the dead greenery and replant the bed for next year.
In this manner, are Johnny Jump Ups invasive?
Tiny pansy flowers, called Johnny-Jump-Ups, survive easily for me, becoming a bit invasive in my flower beds. New, beautiful 'Columbine' and 'Etain' violas, listed as perennial, not annual, flowers are hardy to Zone 4.
How much sun do johnny jump ups need?
Johnny Jump Ups are grown from seeds. They like full to partial sun. Johnny Jump Up can be directly seeded into your flower garden or seeded indoors for transplanting later. For spring blooms, you need to start your Johnny Jump Up in pots and containers indoors six to eight weeks before the last frost.