volunteer impatiens

tstrombotn(z5 OH)September 27, 2005

Last year I planted impatiens in my beds in my north facing front yard. This year I went for dianthus and Marigolds, which were ok, but needed more sunlight than they are getting. But to my amazement, I have more volunteer impatiens than I have dianthus and marigolds combined. I can't remember what kind I planted last year, but I'm thrilled at the freebies! It really looks like I planted lots and lots. Does anyone know what kind these might be, so I can get them again? Or maybe I should just transplant a few to other places where I want them. They are single impatiens, in salmon and coral, primarily. I live in Central Ohio.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
pam_aa(z5 Berwyn Il.)

Who knows what you got there. I've had some self sow too, but they didn't amount to much. As long as they look good, hey what the heck, you should experiment.

    Bookmark   September 27, 2005 at 2:12PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
shadowsrevenge(ga zone7)

my single bloom impatiens always reseed themselves if i dont mulch the bed

    Bookmark   September 29, 2005 at 4:05PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Volunteer Impatiens in zone 4
How low a zone can impatiens reseed? This year I have...
fieldofflowers
Impatiens...do they really do well in full sun?
I'm not sure if it was the variety of impatiens I purchased...
gwendolyn718
Damping off - Captan
Last weekend I planted four pots of store-bought impatiens....
Creek-side
Pest control using Neem oil
Hi I have a problem with Aphids and mites. some of...
gonene1
Lighting advice
I have balsamina impatiens grown from seed that are...
makingcents
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™