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NEW Double Impatiens Glimmer™ Salmon Improved

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  • This double impatiens series with beautiful rose-like blooms is highly resistant to Plasmopara destructor, the cause of Impatiens downy mildew!
  • Although following a routine preventative spray treatment for downy mildew is still recommended, growers and consumers can be confident that these impatiens will continue to thrive and survive.
  • Outstanding color item for baskets in the shade.

Culture Guide

Culture Guide

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Glimmer Double Impatiens are NEW for 2023
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General Information

Height: 10-16" (25-41cm)
Spread: 10-12" (25-30cm)
Exposure: Shade, Partial Sun

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): 2-3
Comments: 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) 5-10 ppm can be used to control habit early; Bonzi(D) 0.5-1.0 ppm applied as crop matures will control final height but not delay flowering or reduce flower size. Florel(S) 100-200 ppm can be used to improve branching but will usually not be needed.
Pests: Leafminers, 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 applications to achieve ideal finished plants. Glimmer requires less PGRs than Fiesta Double Impatiens.

Crop Time (weeks)

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