Impatiens auricoma x bicaudata

Impatiens auricoma x bicaudata is a shrubby Impatiens from tropical Africa with truly exotic orange flowers. It grows well in light shade during summer months, but this plant is not reliable winter hardy. The blooms are shades of orange and yellow with red stripes inside the flower. This Impatiens also has lovely serrated leaf edges adding a nice texture to the plant.

Propagate by stem cuttings to ensure you have plants to survive the winter.

Key features:

Masses of flowers, shade tolerant .

Common names:

Jungle gold Impatiens

Position:

Part shade

Hardiness:

Frost tender

Evergreen:

Yes

Soil:

Moist soil, but well drained. Acid or Alkaline.

Impatiens auricoma x bicaudata growing in Mike Clifford’s garden. Poole, Dorset.