Patchwork Cosmic Orange Impatiens
  • Brighten up the shade – nothing else has these unique novelty patterns and colors!
  • Low-maintenance, grower-friendly series requires no special culture. 
  • Easy to program for direct-stick programs. Best for premium 12 to 14-in. (30 to 35-cm) baskets and large container programs.
  • Also suitable for 6-in. (15-cm) pots, quarts and gallons.

NEW Cosmic Orange has a one-of-a kind three-tone color.
NEW Cosmic Burgundy brings a premium color and distinctive pattern to the series. NEW Pink Ice complements a delicate blush pink with a dark pink eye.

Lavender received highest possible rating at 2011 Erie Basin Marina trial in Buffalo, NY.



(Flowering Only License) 'Balpacorg'
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Culture Details
  • General Information

    • Height:
      10 - 16" (25 - 41cm)
      Spread:
      12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
      Exposure:
      Shade
  • Propagation Guide

    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray):
      50, 72, 84, 105
      Rooting Hormone:
      No
      Average Days with Mist:
      5-8
      Pinch:
      No
      Average Propagation Time (weeks):
      3

      Average propagation time for perennials includes 3-5 weeks to bulk-up the liner before beginning cold treatment when started in late Summer or early Autumn.

      Comments:
      Avoid saturated media. Reduce mist as soon as possible. To reduce stretch, transplant on time.
  • Finishing

    • Soil pH:
      5.8-6.2
      Light Levels (fc):
      4,000-6,000
      Temperature Day:
      68-76°F (20-24°C)
      Temperature Night:
      56-61°F (13-16°C)
      Fertilization (ppm N):
      175-225
      No. of Pinches:
      0-1
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench:
      Bonzi(S) 5-15 ppm is effective for height control. Florel(S) 100-300 ppm can be used to improve branching but will not usually be needed.
      Pests:
      Aphids, thrips
      Diseases:
      Impatiens Necrotic Spot Virus, Botrytis, Pythium
      Comments:
      Start feeding immediately after transplanting. Avoid water stress in all stages of crop. Avoid cold stress (night temperatures below 65°F/18°C). Maintain EC above 1.0 (SME). Use early PGR application to achieve ideal finished plants. A light Bonzi drench when plant is three-quarters of finish size will promote flowering above the foliage.
  • Crop Time (weeks)

    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts :
      1 ppp, 6-8 weeks
      6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons:
      1-2 ppp, 7-9 weeks
      10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets:
      3-5 ppp, 10-12 weeks
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