Pansy Flowers

Will Pansies Survive 20 Degree Temps in NE?

clanc113 added on March 25, 2015 | Answered

Will pansies survive 20 degree temps in NE? The local garden center started selling them last weekend when it was 70.

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Answered on March 25, 2015

Pansies prefer day temperatures in the 60's and nighttime temperatures 40+. I would wait for the weather to be consistently 45 and above before I would consider planting pansies. Pansies may survive 20 degree temperatures but their foliage probably would suffer (wilt and discolor).

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