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Impatiens auricoma 'Jungle Gold'

 
Impatiens auricoma 'Jungle Gold'
Impatiens auricoma 'Jungle Gold'

Family balsaminaceae
Life cycle tender perennial
Flowers yellow-orange
Size 15-18"
Light part-full shade
From seed germinate at room temperature
Flowers first year from seed sown indoors early.
detailed seed-starting info below

Showy flowers, golden yellow streaked with burgundy in the throat, on a heat-tolerant plant originating in tropical Africa. They are quick to flower (ours started under the basement lights), and their glossy deep green foliage contributes to the appeal. I hope they self-seed, since there are only so many annuals (to our garden) that I can start any particular season.

Impatiens auricoma 'Jungle Gold'
A month later the flowers have a richer orange coloration

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

One or more images of this plant are included in my stock photo catalog

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '08 trade. Baggy 70F (31%G, 9-11d)


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