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Impatiens Care

Flowering mid-summer, Impatiens produce vibrant, long-lasting blooms through to late fall. Preferring shade, Impatiens are a colorful addition to any shaded balcony or covered porch. As a bonus, Impatiens' flowers may attract pollinators such as butterflies to your garden.

How to care for your Impatiens

Use these instructions to care for an Impatiens. This guide will tell you how to water an Impatiens; its light, temperature, humidity preferences and any additional care it might need to help it grow.

Impatiens Patchwork Pink Shades

LIGHT

Impatiens Patchwork Pink Shades will grow best in partial to full shade.

WATER

Provide your Impatiens with plenty of water as they do not like to dry out completely; water just before the soil is dry. During hot and dry times, more watering may be required, and during rainy times, less watering may be needed. Be sure to avoid splashing water on the foliage and blooms when watering, as this can cause diseases.

FOOD

Fertilize once a month using a liquid fertilizer or add a slow-release fertilizer to the soil according to instructions.

ADDITIONAL CARE

If you notice your Impatiens Patchwork Pink Shades starting to get leggy or stretched out, feel free to trim the flowers and foliage back to promote growth. They will branch out and rebloom as a result. Be sure to fertilize regularly. Impatiens Patchwork Pink Shades will grow best in an area that is sheltered from wind exposure.

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Impatiens Fiesta Bonita White

LIGHT

Impatiens Fiesta Bonita White will grow best in partial to full shade.

WATER

Provide your Impatiens with plenty of water as they do not like to dry out completely; water just before the soil is dry. During hot and dry times, more watering may be required, and during rainy times, less watering may be needed. Be sure to avoid splashing water on the foliage and blooms when watering, as this can cause diseases.

FOOD

Fertilize once a month using a liquid fertilizer or add a slow-release fertilizer to the soil according to instructions.

ADDITIONAL CARE

If you notice your Impatiens Fiesta Bonita White starting to get leggy or stretched out, feel free to trim the flowers and foliage back to promote growth. They will branch out and rebloom as a result. Be sure to fertilize regularly. Impatiens Fiesta Bonita White will grow best in an area that is sheltered from wind exposure.

See also: Common Issues →

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