- Light Requirement is Part Shade to Full Shade
- Height 10-14 Inches
- Width 6-12 Inches
- Use as a filler when growing in containers
New Guinea Impatiens are great performers for shaded areas. This award-winning beauty with large cherry red flowers, is a fantastic easy to care for plant to add to your garden. Impatiens hawkeri bloom from planting, all summer, right up until frost. This medium-sized plant boasts great color above green foliage.
This versatile plant hails from its namesake–New Guinea. It can be used as a colorful mounded-filler in container plantings. In the landscape, Infinity Cherry Red can be used for mass plantings and in beds. New Guinea Impatiens can also be used as a single specimen hanging basket. These forgiving beauties will bounce back if you forget to water them.
Infinity® Cherry Red Impatiens Care
Plant Infinity Cherry Red in part-shade to full shade for best performance, they can tolerate more sun with additional watering. Use an all-purpose, slow release fertilizer when planting in containers and landscape. Feed with a water-soluble flowering plant food every two weeks when planted in baskets or containers.
Whether you are planting these Impatiens in the landscape or in containers, make sure the soil has good drainage and is friable. While these plants are fairly forgiving if allowed to dry out, they prefer lots of water. No deadheading is needed for these self-cleaning plants.
Infinity® Cherry Red Impatiens Spacing
Infinity Cherry Red reaches a height of 10-14 inches tall and has a spread of 6-12 inches. For best results space plants 6-8 inches apart when planting in beds. Using 4-5 of these New Guinea Impatiens plants in a 12 inch planter will result in a full, beautiful container.
Infinity® Cherry Red Impatiens Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 10-11|
|Flower Color(s): Red|
|Bloom Period: Planting To Frost|
|Foliage Color(s) Green|
|Light Exposure: Part Shade to Full Shade|
|Height Class: Medium|
|Height: 10-14 Inches|
|Spread: 6-12 Inches|
|Spacing: 6-8 Inches|
|Drought Tolerant: No|
|Container Role: Filler|
|Use Types: Combinations, Container, Hanging Baskets, Landscape|
|Features: Large Flowers, Low Maintenance, Deadheading Not Necessary|
|Scientific Name: Impatiens hawkeri 'Visinfchrimp' USPP 20,965|
|Common Name: Infinity® Cherry Red Impatiens|
|Other Name(s): New Guinea Impatiens|
|Plant Type: Annual|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.