New Guinea impatiens

Impatiens hawkeri

  • New Guinea impatiens
  • New Guinea impatiens
  • New Guinea impatiens
  • New Guinea impatiens
  • Flower name
    New Guinea impatiens
  • Scientific name
    Impatiens hawkeri
  • AliasNew Guinea Impatiens
  • Place of originNew Guinea native horticultural varieties 
  • Place of floweringGarden, Horticultural species
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Language of flowersLet's talk a lot

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.


  • Order
    Ericales
  • Family
    Balsaminaceae
  • Genus
    Impatiens
  • Species
    I. hawkeri
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Hedgerow/thallate
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life type perennial grass
  • Flower colorsPink Orange
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower6.0 ~ 7.0 cm

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