New Guinea impatiens

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    New Guinea impatiens @ SA
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    New Guinea impatiens @ SA

Basic information

Flower Name
New Guinea impatiens
Formal Name
Impatiens hawkeri
Alias
New Guinea Impatiens
Habitat
New Guinea native horticultural varieties 
Morph
perennial grass

Comment

What is New Guinea impatiens

New Guinea impatiens (Scientific name: Impatiens hawkeri) belongs to the New Guinea group and is a perennials of the family Balsaminaceae. It is a cultivar grown in Imperatiens native to New Guinea. New Guinea impatiens is bigger than Africa's native species Impatiens (Africa Impatiens, Scientific name: Impatiens walleriana). The stock is large, the flower stem is red, the leaves are long and thin, with some plaque and brown. The genus name "Impatiens" is "a impa (negation) + tient (patience) = impatient (can not abide)", the species name "hawkeri" is a donation to R. N. Hawker who found this flower in New Guinea. "Words of flowers" Let's talk a lot. " The flower language is based on the fact that cheerful flowers bloom from one to the next for a long period from spring to autumn.
In the interspecific hybrid of Impatiens there is Sanpatience (scientific name: Impatiens hybrids cv. Sunpatience) which is strong against summer heat and the stock grows big.

Generic name: New Guinea Impatiens, Scientific name: Impatiens hawkeri, Impatiens hawkeri, Place of Origin: New Guinea Origin Horticultural varieties, Lifestyle type: Evergreen perennials, plant height: 20 to 40 cm, leaves: long thin spots and brown spots filled, flower color: peach · white · red · orange · purple · double rings, flower size: 6 to 7 cm, flowering Period: Mainly from May to November (full year), fruit type: fruits, application: potted plants.

Detailed information

Order
Ericales
Family
Balsaminaceae
Genus
Impatiens
Species
I. hawkeri
Flower language
Let's talk a lot ()
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Galea
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Gardencultivated variety
Color
Red, Pink, Violet, Orange, White
Season
AprMayJunJulAugSepOctNov
Height
20 ~ 40 [cm]
Diameter
6 ~ 7

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