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Impatiens 'Infinity Red'

Infinity Red Impatiens, Mounding Impatiens, New Guinea impatiens, Impatiens hawkeri 'Vinfsalbis'


Impatiens 'Infinity Red' is a vigorous, mounding perennial, usually grown as an annual, boasting masses of large, fiery red flowers from late spring to the first frosts. Blooming freely all season, the blossoms contrast nicely against the foliage of long, deep green leaves. Compact and easy care, this prolific New Guinea Impatiens enjoys an exceptional outdoor performance across three seasons and tolerates all weather. Heat tolerant, it is incredibly versatile. Perfect for beds and borders, containers, hanging baskets or window-boxes, it is terrific for creating a dazzling display through the summer.

  • Grows up to 10-14 in. tall (25-35 cm) and 6-12 in. wide (15-30 cm).
  • Extremely easy to grow, this New Guinea impatiens thrives in part shade or full shade in moist, well-drained soil. Provide a sheltered site. Tolerates hot sun as long as it is well watered.
  • Impatiens are perennials in hardiness zones 10-11 or climate zones 24, H1, H2, but treated as annuals in cooler areas.
  • No deadheading necessary.
  • Keep an eye out for aphids, glasshouse red spider mite and vine weevil.
  • Propagate by seed or softwood cuttings.

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Requirements

Hardiness 2 – 11
Heat Zones 1 – 10
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A1, A2, A3, H1, H2
Plant Type Annuals, Perennials
Plant Family Impatiens
Exposure Partial Sun, Shade
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 10" – 2' (25cm – 60cm)
Spread 6" – 1' (15cm – 30cm)
Spacing 6" – 8" (15cm – 20cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Edging, Hanging Baskets, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 2 – 11
Heat Zones 1 – 10
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A1, A2, A3, H1, H2
Plant Type Annuals, Perennials
Plant Family Impatiens
Exposure Partial Sun, Shade
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 10" – 2' (25cm – 60cm)
Spread 6" – 1' (15cm – 30cm)
Spacing 6" – 8" (15cm – 20cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Edging, Hanging Baskets, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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