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Impatiens niamniamensis ‘Red Star’

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Features

  • BloomsApril to October
  • Height0.1m to 0.15m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.15m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourRed and white
  • Leaf ColourLight-medium green

Description

Impatiens niamniamensis ‘Red Star’. This fast-growing, evergreen, bushy annual bears oval, pointed, mid green leaves. Small, flat, red flowers with white star-shaped marks are borne in spring to autumn.

Characteristics

Annual, Evergreen, Herbaceous

Origin

Africa

Interest and use

Mixed bed, shade, border, containers.

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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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