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Scientific Name: Impatiens walleriana
Pronunciation: im-PAY-shunz wall-ur-ee-AY-nuh
Common Name: impatiens
Family Name: Balsaminaceae
Plant Type: Annual, Flowering pot plant
Key ID Features:
Course(s): Level 2 Apprenticeship, CLT Training


Habit: Dense, Spreading, Stiffly upright
Form: Mounded, Round
Texture: Medium - fine
Mature Size:
Height:0.4 - 0.7m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Australia / New Zealand, South America
Hardiness Rating: Zone 10: (-1 to 4 C)
Exposure: Deep shade, Filtered shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: High
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Container planting, Filler, Group or mass planting, Hanging basket
Additional Info: Google
impatiens
 
 
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate, Spiraled
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Lustrous
Colour in Summer: Green
Colour in Fall: Green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Ovate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Attenuate, Cordate
Margins: Dentate

 
 
Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Raceme
Flower Morphology:
Number of Petals:5
Colour (petals): Showy, White, Violet, Pink, Red, Dark-red
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

 
Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: Green
Fruiting Time: Sep, Oct
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant
 
Bark or Stem Colour:
  


Propagation: Seed
Pest Susceptibility: Fungal leaf spot, Mites, Nematodes, Thrips, Rabbit resistant
Specific Pests: deer
 
Location(s):
(BED) BEDding, container, or basket
(GNH) GreeNHouse
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