Blackwood's

IMPATIENS SUN PATIENS SERIES

Bred to withstand heat and sunshine these new generation Impatiens are spectacular in the garden from spring through to autumn. In frost free gardens they continue blooming into winter. Sun Patiens is a name that is really making a strong statement in the gardening world. They’re reliable, easy to grow and have a compact, self-branching growth habit. Local gardens have become reliant on these showstoppers, providing lasting colour for months on end.

Description:
• Propagated by cutting to ensure uniform growth
• Quick growing annuals (may last longer in warmer gardens) to 50 cm or more high with an equal spread
• Fleshy stems with mostly green leaves
• Large single flowers in abundance
• Wide colour range including white, red, orange, blushing pink and coral pink

Cultivation:
• Plant in sun or light shade
• Rich soil with added compost
• Feed week every 10 to 14 days with 3:1:6 water soluble plant food
• Prune old or leggy plants back to one third of height
• Replace plants when they get scraggly
• Require regular watering, especially in hot weather
• Frost tender

Garden uses:
• Good in pots and containers around pools and on patios
• Effective in large hanging baskets
• Dramatic planted in large flower beds
• Use for filling small spaces in gardens and rockeries
• Good colour impact in strategic “hot spots”
• Companion plants – coleus, angelonia, begonia big series