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horned pansy

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About horned pansy

horned pansy is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Plant parents describe this plant as a pest magnet with only 31 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

horned pansy likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

horned pansy belongs to the Viola genus, and is native to Europe, Western Asia, and Northern Africa.


Viola cornuta

Also known as

horned pansy, horned violet and Sorbet Orange Duet

How to care for horned pansy


How often to water your horned pansy

Water needs for horned pansy
0.5 cups
every 9

horned pansy needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of horned pansy

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for horned pansy in your home

Light needs and placement for plant horned pansy: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

horned pansy love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

horned pansy does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of horned pansy in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize horned pansy

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for horned pansy: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your horned pansy after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

horned pansy is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for horned pansy

horned pansy

horned pansy

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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