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Impatiens walleriana ‘Deco Pink’

Busy Lizzie

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to August
  • Height0.2m to 0.35m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourBright pink
  • Leaf ColourDark red green

Description

Impatiens walleriana ‘Deco Pink’ (Busy Lizzie). This variety has mid-pink flowers, each with a deep pink eye.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Herbaceous

Other common names

Patience plant, Sultana

Origin

East Africa

Interest and use

Shade, ornamental, mixed bed, border, hanging basket

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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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