Putting impatiens in cold frames

adrock430(6A)April 4, 2011

Hi, what is the minimum temp for impatiens. I need to put them out in a cold frame soon, running out of space!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

doesnt that mean you will soon be running out of room in the cold frame????

once i started my impatiens .. indoors ... about 3 months too early .. go figure on that.. lol ... live and learn ...

when they got too big.. i got some 8 by 8 dollar store alum disposable cake pans.. and with a razor and some rootone ... i just sliced about 2 inch pieces.. and stuck them in some damp perlite.. and covered them in plastic .... and they rooted in a week ...

then i ended up throwing out the big ones ..

i think i had to do that a couple times.. before it warmed enough outdoors ...

make a note that you started them too early .... for next year ...


Here is a link that might be useful: link

    Bookmark   April 5, 2011 at 9:29AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Flattened zinnia cotyledons (pic)
Here is a pic of two Zinnia elegans seedlings I'm currently...
"Bounce" and "Big Bounce" Impatiens are highly resistant to DM?
With the move to houzz I haven't been following very...
Winter survival of Dusty Miller.
I have seen Dusty Miler survive the winter in some...
I picked up some caladium bulbs today -- am wondering...
Ipomoea nil I have grown this winter
I wanted to share some photos of Japanese morning glories...
Sponsored Products
Brushed Nickel with Red Shade Swing Arm Floor Lamp
Lamps Plus
Contemporary Indoor/Outdoor Area Rug: Kaleen Rugs Restoration Black 4 ft. x 6
Home Depot
Paula Deen Down Home Rectangle Oatmeal Wood Coffee Table - 192829
$805.00 | Hayneedle
Canyon Waves Parker Light Blaster Bronze Floor Lamp
Lamps Plus
Contemporary Indoor/Outdoor Area Rug: Momeni Rugs Caprice Animals Blue 5 ft. x
Home Depot
Glam Yellow GLA06 Rectangular: 5 Ft. x 8 Ft. Rug
$288.15 | Bellacor
Lite Source Flash Adjustable Halogen Desk Lamp - LS-3421D/BRZ
$145.00 | Hayneedle
Gervin Ottoman - Cordova Eclipse Gray
Joybird Furniture
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™