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PlantFiles: New Guinea Impatiens
Impatiens x hawkeri 'Sonic Sweet Cherry'

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Family: Balsaminaceae
Genus: Impatiens (im-PAY-shuns) (Info)
Species: x hawkeri (HAWK-er-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Sonic Sweet Cherry

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Category:
Annuals

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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1 positive
1 neutral
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive r20r07r On Apr 23, 2010, r20r07r from Charlotte, NC wrote:

I had this plant for over a year. But when we had freezing weather it froze and died. I suppose if I could have put it inside for the winter it would have kept on living.

Neutral DaleTheGardener On Mar 5, 2006, DaleTheGardener from Tampa, FL (Zone 10a) wrote:

New Guinea impatiens are a winter plant in this area, and to the south. They need cool nights to thrive. This is a marginal plant, in the garden, in zone USDA 9A (or heat zone 10).

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Lakeland, Florida
Tampa, Florida
Charlotte, North Carolina



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