I am never quite sure why some years I buy pansies and other years I am content to pass them by. Clearly this was one of the years where I felt the need to have them.
I am sure that weather has something to do with it. It’s been rainy and cool for days, if not weeks. April showers, I suppose. So there’s very little color anywhere. The forsythia is trying to open around the neighborhood. Same thing with spring bulbs. But nothing has really begun yet.
We are predicted to have some unseasonably warm weather next week. That should hasten things along.
And interestingly enough, you may remember me writing about branded or trademarked plants in the past. When I looked more closely at the tag for these pansies, even they are a trademarked plant now! Good grief!