Plant ID forum: Double Impatiens (Impatiens walleriana Fiesta™ Olé Peppermint)

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Name: Kurt
Woodbridge , Va (Zone 7a)
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krobra
Jun 30, 2015 9:26 PM CST
bought at ace hardware in Md. on sale (with no I.D. or info)
as always any help is appreciated ,
is a cute little plant but ,
hard to care for it properly without knowing what it is Confused
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Name: Kurt
Woodbridge , Va (Zone 7a)
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krobra
Jun 30, 2015 9:27 PM CST

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springfield MO area (Zone 6a)
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Frillylily
Jun 30, 2015 9:32 PM CST
that is impatiens and they like well drained soil, shade (morning sun ok) and do not let them dry out between watering.
Light fertilizer is beneficial, and you do not need to prune, clean the dead blooms or anything like that.
It is NOT winter hardy and will not even tolerate frost or lower temps-it will drop its leaves and then die. If you want to overwinter it, bring it indoors in the fall when temps start to go below 45 or thereabouts.

Name: Cheryl
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ShadyGreenThumb
Jun 30, 2015 9:46 PM CST
I agree A DOUBLE variegated impatien! Pretty!
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Name: Kurt
Woodbridge , Va (Zone 7a)
Hummingbirder Butterflies Birds Dragonflies Garden Photography Container Gardener
Seed Starter The WITWIT Badge Annuals Region: Mid-Atlantic Region: Virginia
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krobra
Jun 30, 2015 9:57 PM CST
Thank You! Frilly and Cheryl , very much appreciated Group hug Thumbs up
Lovey dubby all the info too Thank You!

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