Florific Red Impatiens
Impatiens hawkeri. Florific is an award- winning flower that sets the standard for production of New Guinea Impatiens from seed. Ideal for border and container gardening. Uniform and well-branched plants are paired with large, flat flowers held on top of the foliage. Very easy for home gardeners to grow, as they are very low maintenance. They will tolerate full sun to shade. It grows 8-12” high with 10-12” spread. Approx. 20 seeds/pkg.
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.