New Guinea impatiens is a species of the vast genus impatiens, which flower in all colors (except true blue and yellow). The growing habits of impatiens make them ideal low-maintenance plants. New Guinea impatiens form compact, succulent sub-shrubs with branches growing 1 to 2 feet tall by summer's end. Leaves are long and narrow, green, bronze, or purple. Fertile, moist soil high in organic matter is preferred by New Guinea impatiens. They are more sun-lovingthan the other impatiens. They will tolerate more sun if their roots are kept moist. Incorporate a slow-release fertilizer into the soil before planting. They should only be planted after the danger of frost has passed and the ground has warmed.
- Bloom: Late Spring | Early Summer | Summer | Late Summer | Early Fall
- Growth: 12-18 Inches
- Exposure: Full Sun | Partial Sun | Partial Shade
- Water: Average