Impatiens, Impatiens walleriana

Impatiens

FAMILY:
Balsaminaceae

ORIGIN:
East Africa

DESCRIPTION:
14" annual with spirally arranged elliptic to lance-shaped slightly toothed, scalloped, light green leaves; in summer flattened or double, slender-spurred various coloured flowers are produced

CULTIVATION:
Water moderately in well-drained soil; fertilize monthly; bright, indirect light

PROPAGATION:
Vegetative or seed

COMMENTS:
Pinching back encourages bushiness

 

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