My pansies are wilting and look like there on there death bed! Help!!

by Patti
Once again my pansies are having an issue. They are wilting and look like there on there death bed. Oh after my last question I did follow some of the suggestions and most of them came back. Just wanted to add that. I have another pot of pansies right above them. They are sitting on steps. That pot is fine. Just really confused.

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  • Canadianlady Canadianlady on Jul 16, 2017

    You have to constantly dead head the faded blooms on pansies. Make sure to feed them every couple of weeks if they are in the ground, and every week with a diluted feed solution if they are in planters. If you don't deadhead religiously, the plant will go to seed and look spindly and sick. As much as I love looking at healthy pansies, I don't like the maintenance required in owning them, so I avoid them entirely. Keep your pansy area small enough to manage.

    • Patti Patti on Jul 16, 2017

      Thanks for this reply. Guess what no pansies next year. I'll stick with the petunias. No problems at all with them.

  • Pansies are typically cool weather annuals. The ones that do not look so good could have just run their lifespan. Also could be heat and / or humidity. Here are a couple links for you.

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jul 16, 2017

    Pansies are cool weather annuals.Cut them back and keep watered,they should be fine once the season changes.

  • Barbara Baldwin Barbara Baldwin on Jul 16, 2017

    The deer prune mine expertly. No joke

  • Glm24962952 Glm24962952 on Jul 16, 2017

    Most importantly, pansies like cool weather! Pansies, like most flowers, do well when they are dead-headed ( pinch off spent blooms).

    • Patti Patti on Jul 16, 2017

      Thanks for the suggestion. I already pinched them back. We had lots of rain ☔️ the past week. Maybe it's that Not to hot but a lot of humidity. But now they are calling for temps on the 90's this week. Will see what happen. I won't give up. HAVE A HAPPY DAY. Thanks again.