New Guinea Impatiens are one of the most beautiful of spring annuals. A native of New Guinea, these offer a wide range of colors on large showy blooms with foliage that is strong and elegant. The New Guinea Impatiens --Beauty Pageant-- series is our own breeding with selections of vibrant color along with outstanding plant habit. Gardeners around the world love the overall beauty and versatility of New Guinea Impatiens. Open for propagation.
New Guinea Impatiens like filtered light and well drained soil. Watch for spider mites and thrips. especially as the weather warms toward spring. Drench with fungicide at planting is recommended. Low feed until established (no pinch necessary). We recommend 1 plug per 4in pot and 4 plugs per 10in pot. Grow at 60 degree night temperatures. Shade for spring and summer.
Cuttings vary in size between different plant families. These rooted starter plants will arrive ready to be transplanted in to your final container. If they are to be used in a landscape application, you will need to establish them in a 4 inch pot or an 1801 before planting outside.
New Guinea Impatiens BP Karen Hot Purple Quick Reference Guide
|4" crop time||5WK|
|10" crop time||10 WK|