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Springtime Planting

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

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New Guinea Impatiens (7 of 14)

Plant in rich, moist but well-drained soil
Plant in light to partial shade; can tolerate some sun in cooler zones
Height: 8-10 inches; Width: 10-12 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.

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