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Busy lizzy 'Rainbow Mixed'

Impatiens walleriana

Rainbow Mixed is part of the Impatiens genus and is a Busy lizzy variety. Its scientific name is Impatiens walleriana 'Rainbow Mixed'. This variety is an Flower that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Rainbow Mixed normally reaches to a mature height of 11.7 inches (30.0 cm).

Rainbow Mixed Busy lizzy is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

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How to grow Busy lizzy 'Rainbow Mixed'

  • Partial Sun

  • High

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Rainbow Mixed is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Rainbow Mixed requires a loamy soil with a ph of 6.1 - 6.5 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil.

Growing Rainbow Mixed from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 11.7 inches (30.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.06 inches (0.15 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 24°C / 75°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Rainbow Mixed about 56 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Rainbow Mixed

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Rainbow Mixed is a tender plant.

Harvesting Rainbow Mixed

Busy lizzy 'Rainbow Mixed' information

How long does Rainbow Mixed take to grow?

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