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New Guinea Impatiens 'Fanfare Orange'
New Guinea Impatiens 'Fanfare Orange'

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Impatiens auricoma 'Jungle Gold'

Balsam, Touch-me-not
Balsaminaceae
Perennials, Flowers

IMPATIENS

Of many hundreds of species,m only a few are usually seen in gardens.Most of these are annuals or tender perennials treated as annuals; all are valuable for long summer bloom.When lightly touched, ripe seed capsules burst open and scatter seeds.

Impatiens auricoma 'Jungle Gold', photo courtesy of Thomas J. Story
Impatiens auricoma 'Jungle Gold', photo courtesy of Thomas J. Story

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Impatiens auricoma 'Jungle Gold'

African. Dense, bushy plant to 1 1/2 ft. high and wide, with glossy, bright green leaves that are oval, pointed, and up to 6 in. long; leaf margins are serrated and toothed. Intricate orchidlike blooms to 1 in. long are rich golden, throats marked in red. Give shade and regularapplications of balanced fertilizer for profuse bloom over a long period in summer. Superb in containers.

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