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New Guinea Impatiens
Impatiens x hawkeri 'Infinity Orange Frost'

Family: Balsaminaceae
Genus: Impatiens (im-PAY-shuns) (Info)
Species: x hawkeri (HAWK-er-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Infinity Orange Frost
Additional cultivar information:(Infinity series)

Category:

Annuals

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

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:

Red

Coral/Apricot

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Bronze-Green

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

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:

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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

Regional

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

Little Rock, Arkansas

Mountain Home, Arkansas

Denver, Colorado

Saint Petersburg, Florida

Ithaca, New York

Cincinnati, Ohio

Clinton, South Carolina

Dallas, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Oct 26, 2004, lmelling from Ithaca, NY (Zone 5b) wrote:

Grown as an annual in zone 5. This is a wonderful impatiens that does well in my shade garden, lasting well into the fall. It will withstand weeks of 40 - 50 degree days and nights and keep its color. Has withstood light frosts beneath my pine trees. I look for it every year!