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Botanical name: Impatiens niamniamensis
Other names: Parrot impatiens, Parrot plant, Congo cockatoo, Impatiens congolensis
Species: I. niamniamensis - I. niamniamensis is an tender, erect, short-lived perennial with dark brown stems bearing spirally-arranged, ovate to elliptic, scalloped, dark green leaves and, at any time of year, narrow, hooded, spurred, bright red and yellow flowers blooming from the leaf axils.
Impatiens niamniamensis is: Evergreen
Flower: Yellow, Red in All seasons
Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons
Specific diseases: Botryosphaeria fungus
Propagation methods: Seed, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Impatiens niamniamensis (Parrot impatiens) will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.9m after 1-2 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Conservatory, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Greenhouse, Indoor
Cultivation: Grow in a sheltered, partially shaded spot in moist but well-drained soil. Under glass, grow in loamless or loam-based compost in bright, filtered light with moderate to high humidity. In growth, water moderately and feed monthly.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Full Shade, Partial Shade|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
|Hardiness:||Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)|
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