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Impatiens walleriana 'Rockapulco Appleblossom'

Rockapulco Appleblossom Impatiens, Double Impatiens, Impatiens walleriana 'BALFIEPLOS'


Impatiens walleriana 'Rockapulco Appleblossom' is a charming, well-branched perennial, usually grown as an annual, boasting masses of pale pink double flowers resembling rosebuds. Blooming freely from late spring to the first frosts, the blossoms contrast nicely against the foliage of dark green leaves. Very easy to care for, this ravishing Impatiens is ideal to brighten up a shady area. Heat tolerant, it is terrific for beds and borders or containers. Plant it where the flower detail can be admired close up.

  • Grows up to 10-20 in. tall (25-50 cm) and 12-24 in. wide (30-60 cm).
  • Extremely easy to grow, this walleriana impatiens thrives in part shade or full shade in moist, well-drained soil. Provide a sheltered site. An application of fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance.
  • Impatiens are perennials in hardiness zones 10-11 or climate zones 17, 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 – 12
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 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 10" – 12" (25cm – 30cm)
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, 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 – 12
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 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 10" – 12" (25cm – 30cm)
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, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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