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Impatiens scabrida & i.balfourii

Posted by bigred z8 Ark. (My Page) on
Thu, Jan 3, 08 at 9:35

All info I find says to toss them out where you want them to grow in the fall or early spring but too many of my beds are like that with stuff coming up willy nilly on top of one another. Is it possible for me to start my seed in unheated greenhouse in jiffy pots so I can put them where I want them and after my dormant plants start breaking the ground. I've been guilty in past of digging up,hostas,bloodroot,pink lily-of-the-valley and my gold leaf dicentra because I forgot where they were.

PP


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RE: Impatiens scabrida & i.balfourii

Yes that should be fine. I even have balfourii come up in my greenhouse and I let it drop into the 40s before I turn on the heat. In fact I should have my first seedlings coming up at the end of the month, I already have capensis seedlings. You could also put them in a pot of soil and leave them out for the winter. Impatiens balfourii takes the heat for me fairly well but scabrida likes a cooler shader spot.


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RE: Impatiens scabrida & i.balfourii

Thanks for the info.

I checked out your page yesterday. I only found one problem with it. It gave me another plant obsession..*S*

PP


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