• SunPatiens® Spreading Kiss'n Cousins

    (Flowering Only License)

SunPatiens® Spreading Interspecific Impatiens
  • Provides twice as much coverage and color as standard bedding plants.
  • Plants get better looking the longer they’re in the garden.
  • Robust, disease-resistant variety performs right up until hard frost, with nonstop color.
SUNPATIENS is bred by Sakata. SUNPATIENS is a registered trademark of Sakata.
  • General Information
    • Height: 20-34" (51-86cm)
      Spread: 24-36" (61-91cm)
      Exposure: Shade, Sun
  • Propagation Guide
    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 50, 72, 84, 105
      Rooting Hormone: No
      Average Days with Mist: 6-8
      Pinch: No
      Average Propagation Time (weeks): 3

      Average propagation time for perennials includes 3-5 weeks to bulk-up the liner before beginning cold treatment when started in late Summer or early Autumn.

      Comments: Reduce mist as soon as possible to reduce stretch. Transplant on time.
  • Finishing
    • Soil pH: 5.8-6.2
      Light Levels (fc): 4,000-9,000
      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) 1,500 ppm; B-Nine/4 ppm Bonzi (med rate) for Spreading 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
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