Celebrette Lavender Imp. New Guinea Impatiens
Impatiens "Celebrette Lavender Improved"
Impatiens "Celebrette Lavender Improved" flowers
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Height: 10 inches
Spread: 12 inches
Hardiness Zone: (annual)
Other Names: New Guinea Impatiens, Busy Lizzie, Busy Lizzy
Group/Class: Celebrette Series
Celebrette Lavender Imp. New Guinea Impatiens features bold lavender round flowers at the ends of the stems from mid spring to early fall. It's pointy leaves remain dark green in colour throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Celebrette Lavender Imp. New Guinea Impatiens is a dense herbaceous annual bedding plant with a mounded form. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.
This annual bedding plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should not require much pruning, except when necessary, such as to remove dieback. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Celebrette Lavender Imp. New Guinea Impatiens is recommended for the following landscape applications;
Celebrette Lavender Imp. New Guinea Impatiens will grow to be about 10 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 inches. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. This fast-growing annual will normally live for one full growing season, needing replacement the following year.
This annual bedding plant does best in partial shade to shade. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This plant can be propagated by cuttings.
This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.