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Busy Lizzie in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Impatiens walleriana

 

Busy Lizzie

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.

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plant Features
  • Busy Lizzie likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Busy Lizzie likes frequent watering

    Frequent watering

  • Busy Lizzie is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Busy Lizzie likes moist and rich

    Moist and rich

 
plant information

Common name

Busy Lizzie

Latin name

Impatiens walleriana

type

Annual

family

Balsaminaceae

ph

5.5 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Busy Lizzie likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Frost

    Busy Lizzie is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Busy Lizzie likes moist and rich

    Moist and rich

  • Water

    Busy Lizzie likes frequent watering

    Frequent watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Busy Lizzie is 0.10meters x 0.15meters 0.10 M 0.15 M

Impatiens walleriana

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.


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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