Impatiens, New Guinea (Impatiens hawkeri)
Impatiens, New Guinea Plant FeaturesThe gem-like flowers and foliage of New Guinea impatiens will transform shady spots in your landscape into a festival of color. These super-easy annual flowers can be used as eye-popping bedding plants or in container combinations. New Guinea impatiens grow 12 to 15 inches tall and besides their colorful flowers, many New Guinea impatiens also offer variegated foliage. Hummingbirds will also visit the flowers for a quick snack.
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Impatiens, New Guinea Growing InstructionsPlant New Guinea impatiens in a shady location with rich, well-drained soil. Use a commercial potting mix if you are growing New Guinea impatiens in containers. Keep the soil slightly moist at all times. New Guinea impatiens don't like sitting in water, but they wilt dramatically if allowed to dry out.
New Guinea impatiens are not intended for human or animal consumption.
Constantly moist soil
Outside: Part sun
Super-easy to grow
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