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The addition of impatiens flowers will instantly light up shady areas of your garden. Growing impatiens is easy enough to do, but there are a few things you should know about impatiens care – including common pests and diseases. Take a look at how to grow impatiens and keep them healthy using the articles below.
Sunpatiens is a relatively new impatiens hybrid that thrives in full sun and hot, humid weather, greatly expanding the area in which gardeners can spread impatiens color. Click here for information on how to plant sunpatiens and sunpatiens plant care.
Impatiens attract beneficial insects. As companion plants, the dense foliage of impatiens can keep the soil moist and cool for its companions. Learn more about what to grow alongside impatiens plants using the information from this article.
You can find modern impatiens cultivars in colors right out of the crayon box, including red, salmon, orange, salmon, pink, purple, white and lavender. The one hue you don’t want see is an impatiens turning yellow. Click here for more info.
Named for the clusters of bright, orange-red and yellow, beak-like blooms, Congo cockatoo flowers grow year round in mild climates. Read this article for tips on how to grow Congo cockatoo impatiens plants in your home or garden.
There is a tough disease of impatiens called downy mildew that is species specific and will kill the plants. One way to avoid issues is to use alternatives to planting impatiens. This article will help.
If you love the look of impatiens but your flower beds get strong sunshine for part of the day, New Guinea impatiens will fill your yard with color. Learn more about these plants in this article.
Impatiens makes a strong impression, but it can be expensive to buy numerous plants from a garden center. Growing impatiens from seeds is the best way to keep down the cost. Learn more in this article.
Jewelweed is a plant that flourishes in conditions that few others will tolerate, including deep shade and soggy soil. Read this article to learn more about growing wild jewelweed impatiens.
While impatiens plants are normally trouble free, problems do occasionally develop. Therefore, taking preventative measures beforehand is crucial. Learn more about common problems in this article.