Impatiens, Sunpatien Compact Lilac
These Impatiens are a great choice for beginner or expert gardeners! They are very easy to grow and they thrive under heat, humidity, rain or shine and bloom nonstop, spring through frost. Impatiens are called many different terms and those are jewelweed, balsams, touch-me-not, snapweed, and patience. They are also downy mildew resistant. These beauties come in a variety of bright and vibrant colors! Mix these flowers with others of their kind or other types of flowers to make a beautiful display, centerpiece, landscape, or just to decorate a little!
Blooms/Foliage: Impatiens, Sunpatiens have a very delightful bloom. Their petals sport very lively and cheerful colors. This flower has a bright, lilac flowers. They are very lovely and brightens up any dark and shady space. Their leaves are oval-shaped with a ridged edge and green color.
Growth Habit: Impatiens can grow up to 14″ to 24″ tall and can spread out to variable widths. Watering and fertilizer rates have a huge effect on size.
Exposure: These flowers like various amounts of sun, ranging from partial to full.
Water: Impatiens, Sunpatiens enjoy to stay moist with well-draining soil, so water regularly. The plants will flatten completely to the soil trying to conserve moisture. But do not worry, they will bounce right back after watering.
Potential Plant Dangers: Spider mites, thrips, mealybugs and aphids are insects that commonly damage Impatiens. Root rot is also a common problem with Impatiens. Alternaria Leaf Spot is one disease that threatens some Impatiens.