Key facts about Sunpatiens Carmine Red
- 20 in (50 cm) tall, 24 in (60 cm) wide
- Part sun
This dark red New Guinea impatiens has a vigorous growth habit with a noticeable spreading habit, making it an excellent choice for landscape applications. —Rodger Tschanz, University of Guelph
The Sunpatiens Series comes in other colours, too: corona, salmon and white. According to the breeder, Sakata of Japan , these plants have larger flowers than standard New Guineas and stand up well to heat and humidity, yet will tolerate a light frost. The plants are a cross between New Guinea impatiens and a wild impatiens.
No. 12 of 15 New Plants for 2012
This is one of 15 new and noteworthy plants for 2012 showcased in the Garden Making feature garden at Canada Blooms 2012.
New plants are tested for local growing conditions in trial gardens such as at the University of Guelph.
Other links about this plant: