Home › Archive by Impatiens Flowers

Impatiens flowers in the winter

November 11, 2012 – 11:29 am
Impatiens flowers in the winter

Growing Impatiens Indoors During Winter The really lovely thing about impatiens, is that they can make wonderful indoor flowers during the cold and often gloomy days of Winter. Last year, I placed some on a plant tier in front of a south facing floor-ceiling length window in our breakfast area. It was beautiful seeing these colorful, robust flowers all Winter long and it truely creates a different atmosphere in the home. A little touch of Summer bringing …

Impatiens flowers with yellow leaves

October 22, 2013 – 09:01 am
Impatiens flowers with yellow leaves

New Guinea impatiens are resistant to the downy mildew that has plagued common impatiens. (Robin Carlson, Chicago Botanic Garden photo) I had bad luck with my impatiens last year. They turned yellow and lost all their leaves in summer. What can I do to avoid this happening again? — Jerry Hopkins, Evanston Your plants may have had downy mildew. This disease of impatiens has been observed in the United States since about 1994 but became more widespread …

Impatiens flowers Turning brown

January 13, 2013 – 11:01 am
Impatiens flowers Turning brown

Welcome to the new monthly blog from Maryland Flower! As you look outside you can see that spring has finally arrived. We hope you are enjoying this beautiful sun shiny weather. To begin our blog this month we are going to address some concerns that have come to our attention concerning downy mildew in impatiens . Downy mildew is a fungus-like microorganism that has ravaging effects on impatiens in Maryland gardens. This disease is not new and has …

Impatiens flowers Seedlings

July 17, 2012 – 05:41 am
Impatiens flowers Seedlings

Have you heard about impatiens flowers? I did for the first time at my brother in law s house in Bukidnon. His wife had planted a lot of flowering plants in their front yard. One of the flowers I saw there and was able to photographed is called Impatiens . Seen two colors actually, but today I ll feature one color only, and a very striking one, an Orange Impatiens Flowers . Impatiens also called Busy Lazzie is a beautiful annual plant that will definitely …

Deadheading Impatiens flowers

December 30, 2013 – 12:50 pm
Deadheading Impatiens flowers

Deadheading removes spent flowers from plants so they will produce more blooms. When you remove the spent flowers, the plant will then produce another to aid in pollination, according to the University of Missouri Extension. Impatiens, an annual flower, are considered self-cleaning plants that do not require deadheading, according to the North Carolina State University Extension. However, impatiens can be deadheaded regularly to improve the plant …

Mixed Impatiens flowers

March 14, 2013 – 06:23 am
Mixed Impatiens flowers

Home Blog] [Contact] [Sitemap] Impatiens Flowers Impatiens flowers are one of the most shade tolerant annual plants available. These easy care plants can be placed in deep shade where no other flower will bloom! Because of this quality, they are a favorite among annuals. Impatiens flowers can be found in a variety of different colors and are about as low maintenance as they come! A very good choice for gardeners who are new to working with annual …

Impatiens Flowers Classification

December 24, 2013 – 09:39 am
Impatiens Flowers Classification

Laura Sanagorski, Environmental Horticulture Extension Agent Bill Schall, Commercial Horticulture Extension Agent Downy mildew on impatiens is currently a concern in Palm Beach County. High humidity paired with cool nights created the perfect conditions for disease development. Downy mildews are caused by a variety of pathogens that tend to be specific to hosts; however Plasmopara obducens is the one that affects impatiens. Some literature indicates …

Impatiens flowers perennial

June 9, 2013 – 05:44 am
Impatiens flowers perennial

It’s April, and for many of us this means it’s time to stock up on our annual Impatiens for all the shady parts of our garden and porches. Shade Annuals and Perennials are necessities for many of us who have shady parts of our garden, lawn and for porches. You may have been hearing about the potential this year for Impatiens to contract the downy mildew disease and are stumped because that has always been your “go to” annual. Cravens has been selling …

Impatiens Flowers Indoor

January 23, 2014 – 02:05 pm
Impatiens Flowers Indoor

Impatiens walleriana Common name: Busy Lizzie, Balsam, Impatiens, Garden Balsam, Zanzibar Balsam, Patience Plant, Patient Lucy Family: Balsaminaceae Synonymous: Impatiens sultanii Impatiens holstii Impatiens petersiana Impatiens wallerana Distribution and habitat: Impatiens walleriana is native to eastern Africa. It was widely naturalized in other parts of the world such as North America, Australia and several Pacific islands. Grows in bushland, along …

Impatiens flowers yellow

February 13, 2014 – 05:53 am
Impatiens flowers yellow

Flower: Groups of 1 to 3 flowers are in racemes on branching stems in the upper part of the plant. Flowers are tube or funnel shaped, 1 to 1 inches long and nearly as wide as long, with a narrow spur at the back that bends down. Nectar is stored in the spur. There are 2 round broad lower lobes and a much smaller upper lobe. Color is yellow with reddish spots, especially near the base of the lower lobes, but the spots are sometimes absent. Leaves and …

Impatiens flowers on Long Island

November 2, 2012 – 02:08 pm
Impatiens flowers on Long Island

Beautifully, that is, until one week ago At first, I thought something was eating the impatiens. In a large spot near the road, the plants were missing their flowers. But since the plants further back on the property still looked good, I thought it was a rabbit (further convinced after I saw a rabbit one morning just sitting innocently on my front lawn – a sight not common in my neighborhood!). I bought some organic rabbit and deer spray to deter …