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Impatiens walleriana 'Super Elfin Lipstick'

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Family: Balsaminaceae
Genus: Impatiens (im-PAY-shuns) (Info)
Species: walleriana (wall-er-ee-AH-nuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Super Elfin Lipstick
Additional cultivar information: (Super Elfin™ Series)

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Category:
Annuals

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade
Full Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pink
Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral berrygirl On Jul 14, 2006, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

I love impatiens, but unfortunately, in our drought I find them to be too much of a "water hog".

Regional...

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

Braselton, Georgia
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Saint Louis, Missouri
Rowlett, Texas



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