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Impatiens hochstetterii

Common names: Mauve Impatiens (E);

Native to: Southern Africa
Perennial
A wonderful filler plant for a semi-shade position. It bears masses of dainty pink flowers.

Impatiens hochstetterii

EVERGREEN

SEMI-SHADE

SHADE

SEMI FROST HARDY

MEDIUM WATER REQUIREMENTS

FAST GROWER

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

AVERAGE SIZE:

0.3m x 0.4m
FLOWERING TIME:
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Impatiens hochstetterii

DESCRIPTION

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.

WILDLIFE & 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.
WATER REQUIREMENTS
Water moderately.
MAINTENANCE
Prune back lightly just after winter.
LANDSCAPING USES
Mixed border in semi-shade
GARDEN THEMES
Country, Forest, Tropical, Woodland
FLOWERS
PESTS & DISEASES
Seldom attacked by pests.

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