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Impatiens walleriana 'Sunny Lady Lilac Shimmer'

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Family: Balsaminaceae
Genus: Impatiens (im-PAY-shuns) (Info)
Species: walleriana (wall-er-ee-AH-nuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Sunny Lady Lilac Shimmer

Category:
Annuals

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

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
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 seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

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

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral dicentra63 On Jan 25, 2012, dicentra63 from West Valley City, UT (Zone 6b) wrote:

Park Seed page http://parkseed.com/impatiens-sunny-lady-lilac-shimmer-hybri...

They germinated readily in my seed-starter and produced healthy seedlings. But two days after I planted them out, a hot wind came up and dessicated most of my itty-bitties.



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