Impatiens hochstetterii

A wonderful filler plant for a semi-shade position. It bears masses of dainty pink flowers.
FLOWER COLOUR:  
AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 0.3m x 0.4m
FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D

A fast-growing , evergreen perennial with attractive, glossy leaves. It bears masses of pretty small, solitary mauve to pink flowers. It forms a beautiful, soft, mounding plant for shady areas.

ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
Rich in nectar and attracts many butterfly species. It also attracts other small insects, providing a source of food for insectivorous birds like robins and thrushes.

MAINTENANCE:
Prune back lightly just after winter.

WATER REQUIREMENTS:
Water moderately.

GARDEN THEMES:
Country, forest, tropical, woodland

LANDSCAPING USES:
Mixed border in semi-shade

FLOWERS:
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