New Guinea Impatiens


Impatiens hawkeri

Common name: New Guinea Impatiens

Scientific name: Impatiens hawkeri

New Guinea Impatiens, the “sun impatiens” is a hybrid and that produces excellent long-blooming flowers for a sunny spot in your garden. New Guinea Impatiens are perfect as bedding plants plant as they can transform shady spots in your landscape into a festival of colors.


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