I was able to over-winter this plant once. But, I lost it last fall. I didn't it remove from the garden soon enough last fall. This is just a spectacular plant. I have been looking for it this year.
- 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).
FeaturesI come from VERY good stock.
Light up any shady area with masses of blooms that resemble miniature rosebuds; no deadheading necessary, blooms spring to frostAward WinnerDeadheading Not Necessary
CharacteristicsPlant Type:AnnualHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:10 - 20 InchesSpacing:10 - 12 InchesSpread:12 - 24 InchesFlower Colors:PinkFlower Shade:Salmon/CoralFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Shade to ShadeMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Planting To FrostHardiness Zones:10a, 10b, 11a, 11bWater Category:AverageSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Use in landscapes, containers and combinationsMaintenance 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, are annual except in zones 10-11, have single or double flowers. Rockapulco, however, aren't your avergae shade garden variety Impatiens. Rockapulco thrive in the hottest, most humid deep shade.
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® Coral Reef Impatiens walleriana 'Balcoree' USPP 22,992, Can PBRAF
Michele7 years ago
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