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Impatiens sodenii

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  • Impatiens sodenii | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
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Features

  • BloomsAugust to October
  • Height1m to 3m
  • Spread0.75m to 1.6m
  • Growth HabitBroad bushy
  • Flower ColourPinkish white
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Impatiens sodenii. This species is an evergreen bushy perennial which will flower very profusely. The leaves will grow in whorls of 4-10 oval pale green leaves with toothed margins.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub or Herbaceous

Origin

Tropical E.Africa

Interest and use

Mixed bed, shade, border, containers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°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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