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.
Impatiens are perfect for filling in those shady areas of beds and the yard where other plants just don’t thrive. They add color and cheer, but impatiens can also become leggy, showing off more stems that blooms. Learn how to cut back impatiens plants in this article.
By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden
Because of their preference to grow in partial, afternoon and/or filtered shade, many impatiens’ water needs are different from sun-loving plants. Learn how to water impatiens correctly in this article. Click here for more information.
Readily available in garden centers and at plant nurseries, impatiens are easy to find flowering plants thrive in shady locations. Due to this, impatiens are also excellent candidates for container culture indoors throughout the winter. Click here to learn more.
When you hear someone mention impatiens, you probably picture the shade-loving bedding plants or New Guinea types. Toss those pictures out the window because the new, rare varieties of Impatiens arguta are like no impatiens you?ve ever seen before. Learn more here.
Impatiens plants are great bedding and container flowers that ought to bloom reliably all summer long. That?s why it can be especially frustrating if your plants stop blooming or never even start. Learn more about why impatiens won?t bloom in this article.
One annual favorite that can be quite pricey because of their bright flowers and variegated foliage is New Guinea impatiens. No doubt many of us have considered growing these higher priced plants by seed. Can you grow New Guinea impatiens from seed? Find out here.
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.
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.
Impatiens are one of the easiest flowering plants to grow. These attractive flowers can be easily propagated as well. Impatiens rooting takes little time or effort. Read here for tips on starting impatiens cuttings.
Impatiens flowers are bright and cheerful annuals that can light up any dark, shady part of your yard. Growing impatiens is quite easy, but there are a few things to know about impatiens care. Learn more here.