Any word about viable impatience

garden_grammie(SE Pa.)March 4, 2013

Has anyone heard if impatience will be a safe bet this year? I am planning my gardens and wonder if I should include them this year after the terrible disease problem of last year.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

No Impatiens walleriana (the shade garden impatiens) coming down the pipes, yet. I would avoid them entirely, if I were you.

Again, if you have any locations with more sunlight, you could try the SunPatiens and the New Guineas, both of which are continuing to remain resistant to Impatiens Downy Mildew.

    Bookmark   March 10, 2013 at 12:04PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
goblugal(7)

I agree with Rhizo - don't waste your money on Impatiens wallerania this year.

    Bookmark   March 20, 2013 at 1:46PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
New Guinea Impatiens flowers fading fast
Hi all, I planted my NGI in a bed back in May. It took...
valeriej1
[Please] Need Advice On Germinating New Guinea Imps [Please]
I've propagated from seed for about 5 years now &...
gltrap54
Floating impatiens island in pond
Hello! I'm new to GardenWeb, and working on a big pond...
Oscarmatic
Insecticidal soap killed my impatiens
The subject of my post says it all: I sprayed an insecticidal...
rhaine86
Wimpy New Guinea Impatiens :(
I bought this particular NGI (the orange one on the...
christy51274
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™