Impatiens walleriana

Common name: Impatiens

Scientific name: Impatiens walleriana

Impatiens are a popular choice for many gardeners because of their bloom power and wide variety of colors. These can be grown in all types of pots, containers as well as in beds and borders. These bright color flowers can light up any dark, shady part of your garden.


Plant typeFlowering plant
Available colorsWhite, Red, Pink, Purple, Orange, Yellow, Shades, Mix colors
Growth habitUpright
Mature height4 – 6 inches
Mature width4 – 6 inches
Soil conditionWell drained, fibrous medium.
SunlightIndirect light. Indirect light protects colors of leaves.
Water requirementOnce per 3 – 4 days based on the soil condition.
Nutrition requirementAdd flowering fertilizer once per 10 – 12 days.
MaintenanceRemove dry flowers once per 7 – 10 days.
Common issuesNo specific issues.
Pot size14cm