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Name: Anna Nichols
SW Louisiana (Zone 8a)
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cajunbabe
Oct 22, 2016 5:17 PM CST
I am looking for a Variegated Impatiens that makes pink flowers. The plant is very rare. .
Here is a picture of what it looks like.
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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)

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plantladylin
Oct 22, 2016 5:28 PM CST
Hi Anna, Welcome!
Variegated Impatiens (Impatiens walleriana 'Variegata') sure is a beauty! I googled but only found one vendor listing it for sale:

White Flower Farms, http://www.whiteflowerfarm.com...
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Name: Sue
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sooby
Oct 22, 2016 6:47 PM CST
Welcome! I've seen that plant in the past but there has been a problem in recent years with downy mildew in Impatiens walleriana and even the "regular" ones have been hard to find in at least some areas. Here's an article about the disease from last year:

https://blogs.cornell.edu/hort...

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