New Guinea Impatiens is a popular flowering plant known for its vibrant and colorful blooms. It belongs to the Impatiens genus and is native to New Guinea. This plant is often cultivated for its attractive flowers, which come in a wide range of colors including shades of red, pink, purple, orange, and white.
New Guinea Impatiens typically have larger flowers and leaves compared to other impatiens species. The flowers can be single or double, and they bloom throughout the summer season, adding a splash of color to gardens, containers, and hanging baskets.
These plants prefer partial shade to full sun and require well-drained soil. They are relatively low maintenance and can tolerate hot and humid conditions. Regular watering is necessary to keep the soil moist, but overwatering should be avoided to prevent root rot.
New Guinea Impatiens are versatile and can be used in various landscape settings, including borders, beds, and as ground cover. With their vibrant flowers and lush foliage, they are a popular choice for adding color and visual interest to outdoor spaces.