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Rockapulco® Red Double Impatiens Impatiens walleriana

(5 REVIEWS)
Exposure
  • Part Shade to Shade

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
20" 24"
Height
10 - 20"
Spread
12 - 24"
  • Details

    Features

    Other plants are BACKUP SINGERS to me.

    Light up any shady area with masses of blooms that resemble miniature rosebuds; no deadheading necessary, blooms spring to frost

    Award Winner
    Deadheading Not Necessary

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Annual
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    10 - 20 Inches
    Spacing: 
    10 - 12 Inches
    Spread: 
    12 - 24 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Red
    Flower Shade: 
    Red
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Dark Green
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Shade to Shade
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Planting To Frost
    Hardiness Zones: 
    10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 

    Use in landscapes, containers and combinations

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Deadheading isn't necessary but removing spent blooms isn't harmful if you want to clean the plants.

    Rockapulco impatiens are very easy to care for, provide them with a shady location, give them a bit of fertilizer and don't let them dry out too much and they will be happy campers. The shouldn't need to be trimmed back, but can be pruned to shape them at any time. If they get too tall, you can cut them back to promote additional branching and a more compact habit.

    An application of fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance.

    Is there anyone who hasn't heard of Impatiens? They grow in shade; like warm weather; annual except in zones 10 - 11; have single or double flowers? Rockapulco, however, aren't your shade garden variety Impatiens. We're a new series from one of the world's best plant breeders. Rockapulco thrive in the hottest, most humid deep shade. Like inside a brick-walled courtyard in the Midwest or South.

    Each plant forms a symmetrical mound of dark green foliage 10 -20 inches tall. Within a few weeks, an endless profusion of double flowers creates an ever-blooming display of color. Appleblossom, Dark Orange, Orchid, Pink, Purple, Red, Rose, and White. We will Rockapulco your world.

    Rockapulco® Red Impatiens walleriana 'BALFIESALED' USPP 16,626
  • 5 Reviews

    • LOVE THIS PLANT

      BARBARA PITTSXY
      Florida
      United States
      8 years ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    • I buy these every year.

      Estella Strain
      Illinois
      United States
      8 years ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    • nothen

      aaron gab
      Wisconsin
      United States
      8 years ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    • I love this plant

      suzanne
      California
      United States
      8 years ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    • I planted them under a tree and they needed too much water. When it rained at night and it was hot in the morning the flower color would turn lighter. The sun and water on the flowers bleached them.

      Rachelle Janiga
      New York
      United States
      8 years ago
      Marginally Adequate Performed below expectations but may be willing to try again.
  • 11 Awards

    Award Year Award Plant Trial
    2010 Top Performer Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
    2010 Top Performer Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
    2010 Top Performer Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
    2008 Top Performer Longwood Gardens
    2008 Top Performer Ohio State University Extension - Springfield
    2008 Top Performer Longwood Gardens
    2008 Top Performer Longwood Gardens
    2008 Top Performer Ohio State University Extension - Springfield
    2008 Top Performer Longwood Gardens
    2008 Top Performer Ohio State University Extension - Springfield
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