Impatiens New Guinea plant

Scientific Name: Impatiens hawkeri

Family Name: Balsaminaceae

Common Name: گل حنا, jewelweed, touch-me-not, snapweed

A species of flowering plant belonging to the Balsaminaceae family is called the New Guinea impatiens, or Impatiens hawkeri. This plant has a low drought tolerance because it can survive full light and has a limited supply of water. Compared to normal Impatiens, these plants typically have larger flowers. From early spring through early October, the flowers will blossom.Although it is a perennial herbaceous species, this plant is most frequently grown as an annual in planters, hanging baskets, containers, and under trees in shaded places as well as in bedding.Impatiens New Guinea features a striking variety of hues, from delicate pastels to vibrant and deep tints.The optimal temperature range for Impatiens New Guinea is between 65 and 80 °F (18 and 27 °C).

Planting And Care

Plant in partial to full shade; avoid direct sunlight, especially during the hottest part of the day.

Keep the soil consistently moist, but avoid waterlogged conditions.

Plant in well-draining soil to prevent root rot.

Feed with a balanced fertilizer every few weeks during the growing season.

Regularly remove faded flowers to encourage continuous blooming.

Monitor for pests like aphids and treat promptly to protect your plants.