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Impatiens ‘Confection Series’

Busy Lizzie

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Features

  • BloomsApril to October
  • Height0.15m to 0.3m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourRed-pink
  • Leaf ColourLight-medium green

Description

Impatiens ‘Confection Series’ (Busy Lizzie). An evergreen, bushy annual producing bright green leaves. From spring to autumn, small, flat, double, red-pink flowers appear.

Characteristics

Annual, Evergreen, Herbaceous

Origin

Africa

Interest and use

Mixed bed, shade, border

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

Propagation

Or by stem cuttings in spring or summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Impatiens downy mildew and aphids. Under glass, red spider mite, and whitefly.

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