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Plant Species

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

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Super Elfin Red Impatiens(4 of 15)

Plant in partial to full shade
Plant in rich, moist but well-drained soil
Water regularly; fertilize regularly during growing season
May re-seed to produce plants the following spring
Height: 1-2 feet
Width: to 2 feet
Annual zones 2-9(10)
Tender or perennial in zones 10-11:
Zones 2-7--Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; plant in partial to medium shade; mulch to conserve moisture and warmth in colder zones; remove after first frost.
Zones 8-9--Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; plant in partial to full shade; mulch to conserve moisture; remove after first frost.
Zones 10-11--Plant in spring; plant in medium to full shade; mulch to conserve moisture; can be removed in fall or cut back 1/2; may survive winter in these zones.

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