Full Sun Varieties

zebragreg(Zone 5 Wis)January 21, 2006

I used to grow Super Elfen Impatiens with a lot of sun in an eastern exposure with great results, but I found that too much sun wilted them.

This year I see Burpee touting MangoTango Impatiens as a full sun flower, and Park has Sunny Lady, that "thrives in partial to full sun."

Well, I am scared to put Impatiens in the full sun, but it would be cool to have them in the garden.

Are these varieties really hardy enough or are these claims exaggerated?


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MrImpatiens(Zone 9 CA)

Mango Tango is a NG hybrid type. Here in the Cal Valley it gets hot and I have seen the bedding type in full sun as well but I dont know the variety. They need water though but the did really well. As a general rule they dont like full sun, bright light is good though.

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