Plant Information

Cool Wave® Raspberry Spreading Pansy

New variety!
Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Viola x wittrockiana

Common Name: Spreading Pansy

Hardiness Degree: -20°F (-28.9°C)

Blooming Season: Early Spring, Spring, Autumn, Late Spring, Winter, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Spreading, Trailing

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Height: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Width: 24 - 30" (61 - 76cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Excellent choice for containers, baskets and garden beds.
Will overwinter through USDA Zone 5; in cold climates, mulch over Winter to provide added protection.

Grower Information:

Twice the spread…double the colour!
Wow 'em with Cool Wave – hands down, it’s the fastest-growing, longest-lasting, truly trailing pansy for Spring and Autumn. One trip to the garden centre for lush baskets or pots for in-ground planting is enough to convince anyone that Cool Wave is a cool-season gardener’s dream.

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: Spring 6 to 7 weeks, Autumn 4 to 5 weeks
  • The best-performing spreading pansy series delivers easy spreading colour for Spring and Autumn, so you can extend your growing season for the popular Wave Brand. 
  • More vigorous with the most prostrate habit of any spreading pansy – great in combos and as groundcover. 
  • Superior overwintering hardiness – Cool Wave is the earliest pansy to return in the Spring.
Maximize your growing success
Find all you need to grow fantastic Cool Wave pansies in the comprehensive Production Handbook. It’s available in English and Spanish at or ask your preferred distributor for a copy.

All-new colour class joins Cool Wave! Rich, velvety rosy-purple with white around flower centre. Shows more white in the face in Summer/Autumn (warm season) production. In Winter/Spring (cool season) production, white is diminished and more rose/purple shows in the bloom. Matches Golden Yellow for vigour.

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