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Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Purple Pinata Double Impatiens (3 of 14)

Plant in rich, moist but well-drained soil
Plant in light to partial shade
Height: 14-16 inches; Width: 12-14 inches
Annual in zones 2-9
Hardy in USDA zones 10-11:
Zones 2-9: Plant outside or in containers after danger of frost has passed; plant in light to partial shade; water freely during growing season; pinch to increase bushiness; fertilize monthly while outdoors; discard plants after frost; will sometimes reseed.
Zones 9-11: Plant in spring; plant in light to partial shade; water freely during growing season; pinch to increase bushiness; fertilize monthly while outdoors; will sometimes reseed.

Solenostemon scutellarioides Stained Glassworks 'Molten Lava' – Molten Lava Coleus
Annual grown for its bold red foliage
Plant in moist, but well-drained soil; water when dry
Plant in full sun
Pinch plants to encourage bushiness
Height: 24-36 inches; Width: 24-36 inches
Annual in USDA zones 2-9
Hardy in USDA zones 10-11:
Zones 2-9: Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; cut back foliage and bring indoors or root cuttings indoors before frost or discard plants after killing frost.
Zones 10-11: Plant in spring; mulch in fall; prune away old foliage in fall.

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