Beacon Coral Impatiens

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Beacon Series impatiens grow stronger and perform longer in gardens, window boxes, and hanging baskets than other impatiens. Extensive trialing has proven that the Beacon series has high resistance to IDM (Impatiens downy mildew, a destructive disease that has affected impatiens for over a decade). You can confidently fill in those part sun to shaded locations with these season-lasting vibrant colors. 

25 seeds 



Impatiens walleriana


Germination: 10-21 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 70-75ºF

Seed Planting Depth: Sow on the surface and press into soil, seeds need light to germinate

Starting Indoors: Start indoors 6-10 weeks before the last frost. Provide 70-75ºF soil temperature. Transplant after last frost, 12-18” apart

Sowing Outdoors:  Direct sowing is not recommended

Growth Habit: Mounded

Height and Width:  14-18" by 12-14"

Spacing: 10-12" apart

Light Needs:  Part shade to shade

Soil Needs: Fertile, moist, well-drained

Approximate days to flower from seed: 70-80 days

Uses: Bedding plant, containers, hanging baskets

Care: Water seedlings regularly until established. Amend soil with compost before transplanting. Apply a liquid fertilizer every 3-4 weeks or use a time-release fertilizer at planting time. Water well during dry spells.