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Impatiens scabrida

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Family: Balsaminaceae
Genus: Impatiens (im-PAY-shuns) (Info)
Species: scabrida (SKAY-brid-a) (Info)

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Category:
Annuals

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

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

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Veined

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)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Susan_C On Jun 17, 2007, Susan_C from Alameda, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

An unusual annual impatiens that is easy to grow from seed and will eagerly self-sow.

Regional...

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

Alameda, California
Barbourville, Kentucky



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