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Why are my pansies droopy?
Pansies thrive in evenly moist soil, and if the soil dries, the foliage and flowers begin to wilt and droop. Mulching over the bed with a 2-inch layer of shredded bark or similar mulch retains moisture and helps prevent soil drying and plant drooping. High temperatures can also cause pansies to droop.
Do pansies like wet soil?
Pansies, like many perennials, don't like wet feet. Unlike most summer perennials, they thrive in the fall and winter – a somewhat rainy season for much of the U.S. For gardeners in soggier growing zones, pansies' preference for well-drained soil begs the question: can pansies grow in pots?