New Guinea Impatiens
Vigorous, upright plants with large flowers; great flowering
color for shaded areas.
While New Guinea Impatiens are often sold in hanging baskets they need a lot
of water to do well and it may be difficult to maintain appropriate moisture
levels during the heat of the summer. They will be easier to keep hydrated
in large pots or in the ground. They will do best in shady locations, but
have been shown to do fine in hot sun as long as they are well watered. If
the plants do get dry and are wilted, even if they are severely wilted,
water them immediately and they should bounce back within several hours.
They are generally easy care with little to no maintenance, other than