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SunPatiens
Sunpatiens
                          Vigorous Lavender
Photo: SunPatiens Vigorous Lavender, David MacTavish, Hutchinson Farm Greenhouse #2, Burlington, ON, May 28 2011
Grown at Hutchinson Farm since 2010. Available May 2016, in 4½" pots.

  • Description

    Winter Hardiness: Annual
    Light Requirements: Full sun - part sun

    Where to plant: Large Containers or 
Beds

    Height: 12 - 18"

    Width: 12 - 24"
    Spacing: 12 - 20"

    They're the flower we've been waiting years for: a true sunshine impatiens. SunPatiens® are the first impatiens to thrive in full hot sun, all summer long. Their ability withstand the heat of summer is truly extraordinary, and amazingly they also are happy in shade, -even indoors! 

Introduced in 2009,
    SunPatiens® are quickly becoming a garden standard.

  • Garden Performance
    SunPatiens® are easy to grow, and will thrive until frost. Although known for their sun tolerance, they are just as happy in shade. SunPatiens are not susceptible to downy mildew, so they make a good alternative to regular shade impatiens. Much larger than standard shade impatiens, SunPatiens® do best in the ground, or in very large containers. The vibrant colours of the flowers are highlighted by the dark foliage.

  • Growing Guide
    SunPatiens® are sun tolerant, but they're NOT drought tolerant, so make sure they get lots of water.
    Fertilizer:
    Moderate feeder, any all purpose, compost, etc

  • Compact Series -in the ground, or containers.
    Garden Height: 12 - 18"
    Garden Width: 12 - 18"

    Compact Blush Pink
    Compact Hot Coral
    Compact Electric Orange (released 2013)
    Compact Lilac
    Compact Royal Magenta
    Compact White


  • Spreading Series - best in the ground, or in very large containers
    Garden Height: 18 - 24"
    Garden Width:18 - 30"


    Spreading Carmine Red
    Spreading Corona
    Spreading Salmon
    Spreading Scarlet Red (released 2015)
    Spreading White