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Impatiens walleriana Beacon Series (Busy Lizzie Beacon Series)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.45m
Max height
0.35m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Impatiens walleriana Beacon Series

Other names

Busy Lizzie Beacon Series

Genus

Impatiens Impatiens

Variety or Cultivar

Beacon Series _ Beacon Series are tender, bushy, mound-forming, evergreen perennials, typically grown as bedding annuals, with elliptic to lance-shaped, scalloped, dark green leaves and, from summer into autumn, flowers in shades of purple, pink, red, orange, or white.


Impatiens walleriana Beacon Series is: Evergreen

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming

Flower

Purple, Pink, Orange, Red, White in Summer; Red, Purple, Pink, Orange, White in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Glasshouse red spider mite , Vine weevil , Aphids Glasshouse red spider mite , Vine weevil , Aphids

Grey mould Grey mould

General care

Pruning

Remove at the end of the growing season or overwinter indoors.

Propagation

Sow seed in late winter to mid-spring at 21-24C. Needs light for germination. When large enough to handle, plant in small pots & place in a cool spot. For plug plants, pot up plugs & grow in a frost-free place. Plant out after danger of frost has passed.

Propagation methods

Seed, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Impatiens walleriana Beacon Series (Busy Lizzie Beacon Series) will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.35m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Containers

Cultivation

Grow in a sheltered, partially shaded spot in moist but well-drained soil. Plant out after danger of frost has passed. Do not allow to dry out.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Impatiens walleriana Beacon Series

Other names

Busy Lizzie Beacon Series

Genus

Impatiens Impatiens

Variety or Cultivar

Beacon Series _ Beacon Series are tender, bushy, mound-forming, evergreen perennials, typically grown as bedding annuals, with elliptic to lance-shaped, scalloped, dark green leaves and, from summer into autumn, flowers in shades of purple, pink, red, orange, or white.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming


Colour

Flower

Purple, Pink, Orange, Red, White in Summer; Red, Purple, Pink, Orange, White in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Glasshouse red spider mite , Vine weevil , Aphids

Specific diseases

Grey mould

General care

Pruning

Remove at the end of the growing season or overwinter indoors.

Propagation

Sow seed in late winter to mid-spring at 21-24C. Needs light for germination. When large enough to handle, plant in small pots & place in a cool spot. For plug plants, pot up plugs & grow in a frost-free place. Plant out after danger of frost has passed.

Propagation methods

Seed, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Impatiens walleriana Beacon Series (Busy Lizzie Beacon Series) will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.35m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Containers

Cultivation

Grow in a sheltered, partially shaded spot in moist but well-drained soil. Plant out after danger of frost has passed. Do not allow to dry out.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 11, Zone 10

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