SunPatiens Compact Series

souppeggy(z8GA)July 25, 2012

I planted some SunPatiens in the ground and even though it says it can get 6 plus hours of sun they look wilted during the heat of day so I water them. Now they are getting yellow leaves at the base of the stems. My soil is clay mixed with a good garden soil. Am I watering too much or too little?

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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

Only you can answer that question, Peggy. You'll need to physically feel the soil before and after a good watering. As a general rule, however, New Guinea impatiens thrive with infrequent watering once they are well established. When watering is needed, it should be done deeply and thoroughly.

    Bookmark   July 25, 2012 at 4:25PM
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