Beacon Bright Red Impatiens
Impatiens walleriana. Beacon series offers long season flowering time as well as resistance to powdery mildew. A great introduction to an old classic well-known versatile plant. Outstanding vibrant colour with attractive green foliage. Thrives in shade and make perfect additions for window boxes and large containers. Height 10-12". Best grown in shade to partial sun. Approx. 20 seeds/pkg.
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Start indoors 8-10 weeks before transplanting. Do not cover seed, just press lightly into soil. Appreciates bottom heat (24 degrees C), good air circulation and moist, but not soggy soil. Requires light and warm temperatures. Do not overwater as seedlings are susceptible to damping off. Plant outside about 2 weeks after last frost date. Space 4-6 inches apart.
Adapts to shady or partial sunny areas but must be watered faithfully in sunny areas.