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Impatiens auricoma 'Jungle Gold' ('Jungle Gold' impatiens)

Impatiens auricoma 'Jungle Gold' Photo/Illustration: Jennifer Benner


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Botanical Name: Impatiens auricoma 'Jungle Gold' im-PAY-shenz or-ih-KOE-mah Common Name: 'Jungle Gold' impatiens Genus: Impatiens
Yellow blooms resembling orchids and large, glossy leaves makes 'Jungle Gold' an interesting addition to containers, where it will bloom more profusely than if it were in the ground. It performs well in shade.
Care: Provide partial shade and humusy, moist but well-drained soil in a sheltered location.
Propagation: Start seed in early spring.
Problems: Caterpillars, gray mold, impatiens necrotic spot virus, fungal leaf spots, stem rot, Verticillium wilt.
Height 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Light Part Shade to Full Shade
Moisture Dry to Medium
Maintenance Low
Characteristics Showy Flowers
Bloom Time Early Summer; Late Summer; Summer
Flower Color Yellow Flower
Uses Container
Seasonal Interest Summer Interest
Type Annuals

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