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4-H Horticulture Judging Contest

Beth Hinshaw
Extension Speclaist, SE
4-H Youth Development
K-State Research & Extension




Scientific Name: Impatiens walleriana, I. hawkeri

Category: Flowers and Foliages

Impatiens is a tender annual that can be grown in beds or containers. Flowers feature a notable "spur" on the back of the flower. Colors include white, salmon, orange, pink, burgundy, shades of red and shades of lavender, as well as bicolors. The New Guinea types have variegated foliage.