- Light Requirement is Full Sun to Full Shade
- Height 16-30 Inches
- Width 14-20 Inches
- Use as a filler when using in containers
- Beautiful flowering annuals for almost any garden location!
Gardeners already know impatiens as the go-to summer annual for shade. Meet SunPatiens impatiens, which readily adorn shady and sunny spots in the landscape. They are stunningly long-bloomers as filler in pots. SunPatiens Compact Purple flowers are larger than bedding impatiens (I. walleriana), on vigorous plants that reach up to 30 inches tall and 20-inches wide.
SunPatiens Compact Purple impatiens is not affected by impatiens downy mildew, a fungus disease that has taken a toll on traditional bedding impatiens. This plant has a mounded form that is loaded with long-lasting flowers. SunPatiens also does well as a mass planting in the landscape. SunPatiens Compact comes in 18 other colors.
SunPatiens® Compact Purple Impatiens Care
This heat-tolerant plant will wilt in full sun, but should bounce back once the sun passes. These do best with adequate moisture and fertilizer.
Deadheading (removing spent flowers) is not necessary. Although not grown as a cut flower, snip a branch or two for a long-lasting display in a vase.
SunPatiens® Compact Purple Impatiens Spacing
In a mixed container, use one SunPatiens Compact Purple impatiens. Or mix three plants in a 12-inch pot for a big show. In the ground, plant about 12 inches apart.
SunPatiens® Compact Purple Impatiens Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 10-11|
|Flower Color(s): Purple|
|Bloom Period: Spring and Late Summer to Hard Frost|
|Foliage Color(s) Green|
|Foliage Description: Dark Green|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun to Full Shade|
|Height Class: Medium|
|Height: 16-30 Inches|
|Spread: 14-20 Inches|
|Spacing: 6-12 Inches|
|Drought Tolerant: No|
|Container Role: Filler|
|Use Types: Container, Landscape|
|Features: Low Maintenance, Deadheading Not Necessary|
|Scientific Name: Impatiens x hybrida 'SAKIMP044' US Utility US Utility 10,149,452|
|Common Name: SunPatiens® Compact Purple 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.