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PlantFiles: Impatiens, Busy Lizzy
Impatiens walleriana 'Tioga Purple Star'

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Family: Balsaminaceae
Genus: Impatiens (im-PAY-shuns) (Info)
Species: walleriana (wall-er-ee-AH-nuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Tioga Purple Star
Additional cultivar information: (PP12544, TiogaŽ series, aka TiPar)
Hybridized by Cosner; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2000

Category:
Annuals
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

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

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

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Purple
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Rubbery-Textured

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

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

No details have been posted.

Regional...

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

Salt Lake City, Utah



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