Headless Impatiens!

figtreeundrgrnd(6ANJ)June 3, 2005

Last year the deer didn't touch my bed of impatiens...but this year I awoke to find four decapitated!

These are varigated New Guinea and I was wondering if there's any chance of them surviving. The stem and bottom leaves are left...seems whoever it was just wanted the tasty flowers!

Any hope?

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MrImpatiens(Zone 9 CA)

Yes if they still have some leaves they will grow back. Just think of it as an over done pinching. :)Its just the wild. They were build to live through the experience of animals eating them. What doesnt kill us only makes us stronger.

    Bookmark   June 3, 2005 at 10:50PM
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figtreeundrgrnd(6ANJ)

Thanks for the info. Hope springs eternal! Is there anything I should do to help them along?

    Bookmark   June 6, 2005 at 10:23AM
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