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Impatiens SunPatiens® Compact Tropical Rose

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  • Tolerates all weather, from Spring through hard frost.
  • Unique varieties love sun, as well as shade.
  • Compact series is bred for small pot production and is resistant to disease.
  • Exceptional outdoor performance.
SunPatiens offers mixes containing three colors that have been trialed and proven to grow well together. The components are packaged and shipped together, so you can stick them in the same container to create these sensational color combos. Contains Compact Hot Coral, Compact Orchid Blush and Compact Purple impatiens.
Breeder Acknowledgment: SUNPATIENS is bred by Sakata. SUNPATIENS is a registered trademark of Sakata.

Culture Guide

Culture Guide

General Information

Height: 12-32" (30-81cm)
Spread: 12-26" (30-66cm)
Exposure: Shade, 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): 3
Comments: Avoid saturated media. Reduce mist as soon as possible. To reduce stretch, transplant on time.


Soil pH: 5.8-6.2
Light Levels (fc): 4,000-9,000
Temperature Day: 68-79°F (20-26°C)
Temperature Night: 59-64°F (15-18°C)
Fertilization (ppm N): 75-150
No. of Pinches: 0
Plant Growth Regulators (S=spray / (D=Drench: B-Nine/Bonzi(S) 1,000 ppm; B-Nine/2 ppm Bonzi (low rate) for Compact series.
Pests: Thrips, aphids, mites
Diseases: Impatiens Necrotic Spot Virus, Botrytis, Pythium
Comments: Dry culture, low to moderate nutrition, and cool temperatures will promote toned plants.

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 ppp, 7-9 weeks
10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 3 ppp, 9-12 weeks