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Orange Impatiens OR''

Orange Impatiens OR''

Orange Impatiens

Infinity Orange makes a great border and edging plant, and also looks great massed out in your landscape. As a houseplant, they contribute valuable oxygen to your home environment, creating a healthier ecosystem for all inhabitants. Very heat tolerant, Infinity Orange New Guinea Impatiens are vigorous upright rebloomers, topping out at about 14 inches tall and 12 inches wide. Give them good air circulation to reduce any pest or disease possibilities. Rockapulco impatiens are very easy to care for, provide them with a shady location, give them a bit of fertilizer and don't let them dry out too much and they will be happy campers. The shouldn't need to be trimmed back, but can be pruned to shape them at any time. If they get too tall, you can cut them back to promote additional branching and a more compact habit.

Impatiens

Award-winning Impatiens 'Sunpatiens Compact Orange' is a dense, mound-forming, well-branched perennial, usually grown as an annual, boasting masses of large, bright orange flowers, up to 2 in. across (5 cm), from late spring to the first frosts. Blooming freely all season, the blossoms contrast nicely against the foliage of long, dark green leaves. This compact and prolific New Guinea Impatiens enjoys an exceptional outdoor performance across three seasons and tolerates all weather. Heat and humidity tolerant, it is disease resistant and incredibly versatile. Perfect for beds and borders, containers or window-boxes, it is terrific for creating a dazzling display through the summer.Super Elfin Bright Orange Impatiens is a dense herbaceous annual with a mounded form. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition. This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should not require much pruning, except when necessary, such as to remove dieback.

New Guinea impatiens should not be set out in the garden until night temperatures are above 45 F. They do not tolerate cold temperatures as well as many other annual flowers. If planting into beds, be sure to loosen the soil, and to add compost or peat moss for increased drainage. A controlled-release fertilizer can also be mixed into the soil at the time of planting to help keep plants growing strong through the summer months. Plants should be set approximately 12 inches apart in garden beds to avoid crowding and to give the best ground coverage. New Guinea Impatiens prefer soil that is consistently moist but not soggy. Water regularly during dry spells and do not allow the plants to dry out completely; this will result in wilting and flower drop. Florific Sweet Orange does not require a lot of fertilizer to perform at its best. If fertilizer is not already incorporated in the soil, apply a water-soluble complete fertilizer that includes micronutrients in every third watering. Do not fertilize at rates above those recommended on the label as too much fertilizer can burn plants or stunt their growth. (Source:allamericaselections.org)

 

 

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