How to Grow and Care for New Guinea Impatiens

A close up horizontal image of New Guinea impatiens flowers surrounded by deep green foliage.

Have you ever wished you could grow impatiens in full sun? Or have you struggled with deadly downy mildew disease on your impatiens? Maybe you just want a bigger plant with larger flowers? Then you should check out New Guinea impatiens! This guide explains all you need to know to grow these tough, prolific flowers.

How to Grow and Care for Impatiens

A horizontal image of a large impatiens shrub covered in colorful flowers growing in the garden.

Impatiens are ready for their comeback. The once incredibly popular shade-lover has fallen out of favor over the past decade since downy mildew began wiping it out across the UK and US. But growers have found new techniques to help prevent this disease, and resistant cultivars are popping up on the market. Read more.