Short Impatiens - Knowledgebase Question

Albany, NY
Question by FCata10704
February 19, 1999
Is there a type of impatiens that grows close to the ground, maybe 6 inches in height?

Answer from NGA
February 19, 1999


Impatiens are available in a range of heights, but the shortest are about eight inches tall. A short one to look for might be the Dazzler Series (listed at eight inches) which is available in a range of individual colors or as a mix. If you need a shorter plant for shade or part shade, you might consider the extremely colorful foliage plant Hypoestes "Splash Mix" listed at only five inches, or a shorter perennial such as Lamium "Beacon Silver" or "Red Nancy" both of which are in the six to eight inch range.

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