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New Guinea Impatiens in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Impatiens hawkerii

 

New Guinea Impatiens

Impatiens is a beautiful annual that provides colourful flowers to enliven beds, borders, window boxes and tubs throughout summer and into early autumn. Impatiens like shade and moisture. If wilted, they quickly recover back into shape after watering. 'Hawkerii' is the most stunning of the Impatiens. Perfect for showy containers

 
plant Features
  • New Guinea Impatiens likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • New Guinea Impatiens likes frequent watering

    Frequent watering

  • New Guinea Impatiens is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • New Guinea Impatiens likes moist and rich

    Moist and rich

 
Similar plants are available to buy from 2 store(s) in the UK
 
plant information

Common name

New Guinea Impatiens

Latin name

Impatiens hawkerii

type

Annual

family

Balsaminaceae

ph

5.5 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    New Guinea Impatiens likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Frost

    New Guinea Impatiens is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    New Guinea Impatiens likes moist and rich

    Moist and rich

  • Water

    New Guinea Impatiens likes frequent watering

    Frequent watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
  •  
    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown New Guinea Impatiens is 0.10meters x 0.15meters 0.10 M 0.15 M

Impatiens hawkerii

Impatiens is a beautiful annual that provides colourful flowers to enliven beds, borders, window boxes and tubs throughout summer and into early autumn. Impatiens like shade and moisture. If wilted, they quickly recover back into shape after watering. 'Hawkerii' is the most stunning of the Impatiens. Perfect for showy containers


Flowering season

From Early Summer TO Late Summer

Flowers throughout the summer months

 

Planting

From Late Spring TO Early Summer

Plant out into pots or containers from greenhouse grown stock from late spring once all risk of frost has passed

 
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