Cherry Splash Hybrid Impatiens Flower Seeds

February 26, 2014 – 05:09 pm

Park's Superior Seeds
Genus Impatiens
Species walleriana
Variety 'Cherry Splash Hybrid'
Item Form (P) Pkt of 30 seeds
Bloom Season Early Summer - Mid Fall
Habit Compact
Seeds Per Pack 30
Plant Height 8 in - 10 in
Plant Width
Bloom Size 1.5 in
Additional Characteristics Bloom First Year, Easy Care Plants, Flower, Free Bloomer, Indoor Growing, Long Bloomers
Bloom Color Light Pink, Light Red, Multi-Color
Foliage Color Dark Green
Light Requirements Part Shade, Shade
Moisture Requirements Moist, well-drained
Resistance Heat Tolerant
Soil Tolerance Clay, Normal, loamy, Poor
Uses Baskets, Beds, Border, Containers, Ground Cover

Still blooming well into Autumn

I started the seeds in our basement in mid March and by mid May, they were blooming beautifully. I love the white with just the hint of color in the middle. We are well into Autumn here in MN and they are still bloom. Will definitely grow these again next yr. Thanks Park Seed for another yr of successful seeds!!

Testing seeds against minimum germination standardsImpatiens is the botanical name for Impatiens
Impatiens Germination Information

How to Sow Impatiens:

  • Sow indoors at 70-75° with NO cover as light aids in germination
  • For growing indoors, sow seeds at any time
  • For planting outside, sow seeds 12 weeks before last frost but It is not recommended to sow seeds outdoors
  • Expect germination in 15-20 days
  • If sowing seed outdoors, we recommend a maximum planting depth of 4X the width of the seed

How to Grow Impatiens:
Transplanting: Transplant when there are at least two sets of true leaves

Park Seed's exclusive Fresh-Pak gold foil seed packetsSpacing: Plant out 12-15 inches apart in an acidic, rich, moist, well-drained soil in full to partial shade

Soil: Fertilize regularly

Temperature: Grow on at 65-75° days and 62-65° nights. Impatiens are very temperature sensitive: above 85° will cause plants to stretch, while below 60° will delay flowering and slow growth, and below 55° will cause chill injury

Indoor planting: Site in full sun or bright light in a rich soil. remove dead flowers and leaves to tidy plants, pinch growth to increase branching and promote a tight habit, and do not allow plants to dry out

Appearance and Use:

With its vigorous habit and prolific flower display from summer to frost, it is used in borders, in bedding and edging situations, in planters and hanging baskets, and as a houseplant. Habit is rounded from 6-30 inches high and wide, with green leaves from 11/2-4 inches long. The open-faced flowers are 1-2 inches in diameter, single or double in petal arrangement, and in colors of white, pink, orange, salmon, red, and lavender. Flower colors may be solid or bicolor

About Impatiens:
Pronunciation: im-pa’shenz wal-er’e-a’nå
Lifecycle: Annual
Origination: Balsaminacea; native to east Africa
Common Name: Impatiens

Superior Germination Through Superior Science

Park Seed offers some of the highest-quality vegetable and flower seeds available in the industry, and there are a number of reasons for this.

First of all, we have humidity- and temperature-controlled storage, and we never treat any of our seeds with chemicals or pesticides. Nor do we ever sell GMO's (genetically modified seeds), so you always know the products you're buying from us are natural as well as safe for you and the environment.

Superior Standards - University Inspected

To make sure we are providing the best seed product possible and that our customers will get the highest number of seedlings from every packet, we conduct our own germination testing and have quality-control measures in every stage of our seed-handling operation. We hold ourselves to standards that are at or above federal and state standards, including testing specific crops more frequently than recommended by federal guidelines. And in order to maintain our organic certification, we welcome Clemson University to inspect us annually to make sure our organic seeds, which are stored and processed separately, are being handled properly.

Hand Packed By Experienced Technicians

Park Seed has been handling and packing vegetable and flower seeds for 145 years, a history that has given us a great understanding of how each variety should be cared for and maintained throughout every step of theprocess, from collection to shipping. Park Seed's humidity- and temperature-controlled seed storage vault

Source: parkseed.com


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Advice on getting rid of bugs on my impatiens

Today I just noticed bugs on my impatiens. They look just like miniscule coffee grounds. They are black, round, don't move, and they disintegrate into the air when I brush them off. The tops & undersides of the leaves and flowers are not destroyed in any way. No holes in the leaves, no dying plants. I did at first think they were coffee grounds however there is no way coffee grounds could get there. If it makes a difference, my plants are in a window box. I have just clipped all the leaves and flowers back :( and would like to buy a remedy that kills this bug. Any ideas of the bug--and the remedy? They are not aphids


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