How much sun for Super Elfin Sunrise/WildThing

molokaigardenerAugust 9, 2006

Hi, I purchased and was finally able to germinate some Super Elfin Sunrise Impatiens. I think Burpee calls them Wild Thing. And I bought them because they are supposed to take full sun. Well, I guess they didn't mean Hawaiian full sun because while they are blooming beautifully, after a day or so, the blooms get white blotches on them and look kind of mottled. The only shadey spot I have is under an avocado tree. But that's really shady. Is that too much of the other extreme. I have one more place that is shaded at leat until around 1:00 but then it's going to get sun. Does anyone else grow these and can you tell me how much sun you give them? Thanks.

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MrImpatiens(Zone 9 CA)

Molokaigardener
They really are not much different from regular bedding Impatiens. The shady spot should be just fine just watch out for falling avocados.

    Bookmark   August 15, 2006 at 12:06AM
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xsuzyx(7bsouthernoregon)

my new zone is 7 in southern Oregon. I don't understand why the gardenweb site will not accept my saved changes. Oh well.
Do you still have any seeds from Super Elfin Sunrise aka Wild Thing impatien.
I would love any amt.
Suzy

    Bookmark   July 11, 2012 at 1:07PM
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