Impatiens: maintenance tips

A herbaceous plant whose large, brightly coloured flowers are renowned for brightening up shade gardens.

Maintenance tips: Impatiens or Touch-me-notMaintenance tips: Impatiens or Touch-me-not

Common name: Touch-me-not


Prefers partial shade or shade.


Drought-resistant, best left to dry between waterings.


Plant in pots or in the ground in fresh, rich soil or in potting soil for flowers and flowerbeds.


Fertilize with water-soluble flower fertilizer every 2 weeks during the flowering period.

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