Embrace the summer heat! The classic look of deep red impatiens has kicked up a few notches with Xtreme Red Impatiens, a resplendent and dark cherry red. Xtreme Red impatiens produces eye-catching blooms on 8-10 inch plants even through long hot summer months. Habit is mounding, never leggy, with green foliage and copious 2.5 inch flowers, vigorous and healthy. Excellent both for mass planting and container gardening, Xtreme Red Impatiens is low maintenance and does best in partial shade. Hummingbirds will love it as much as you do.
Growing Xtreme Red Impatiens Seeds
Plant Impatiens Seeds: Sow seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 70-75°F., seeds germinate within 10-20 days. Transplant seedlings into the garden 8-12 in. apart after all danger of frost.
Grow Impatiens: Morning sun to dappled shade. Shade preferred in hot climates. New Guinea impatiens will tolerate somewhat more sun; avoid hot afternoon sun. Keep soil evenly moist, not soggy. Water impatiens early in the day, foliage and stems will be dry by evening, plants less likely to be bothered by slugs and snails. Impatiens are excellent container or hanging basket plants. Bloom season is long, from spring until frost. Impatiens flowers attract hummingbirds.
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