Latin Name: Impatiens walleriana
Height: 1-3 ft
Width: 1-2 ft
Light: Full sun to part shade
Soil: Well Drained
Description: New Guinea impatiens for the most part features larger plants, larger flowers and better performance in part shade areas than the popular standard impatiens (Impatiens walleriana). They are commonly grown in part shade to shade areas, with little tolerance for full sun. Leaves are in whorls of 3 to 7 leaflets. Oval to elliptic leaflets (2-4″ long) are dark green to bronze to variegated. Flattened 5-petaled flowers come in a variety of colors including white, pink, orange, red, violet, and purple. Plants typically grow to 6-18″ tall. Flowering is non-stop from May to October.