Growing Impatiens

Latin Name Pronunciation: im-pay'she-enz  

SUGGESTED USE: Summer bedding plants or in containers and windowboxes.

CULTURE: Partial shade. Good potting soil or soil rich in organic matter. Keep soil evenly moist. In containers, fertilize every other week with a water-soluble house plant fertilizer. Can be brought indoors in winter in cold climates, and kept in a sunny window.

PESTS: Few problems with insects or diseases when grown outdoors. Indoors, aphids or whitefly may be a problem.

For information on planting and care of annuals, click here.

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