This plant is a prolific bloomer and very pretty in the container. I didn’t give it 5 stars because it is quite messy when the blooms die - a lot of petals everywhere. Also, if the spent blooms fall on the leaves, the turn brown and stick to the leaves, which necessitates removing them by hand. I think if I tried them again, I would forgo the container and try them in the landscape. That said, if the downsides don’t bother you, it is a beautiful plant and a great bloomer.
Rockapulco® Wisteria Double Impatiens Impatiens walleriana
- Part Shade to Shade
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
FeaturesI'm FIT for a QUEEN.
Light up any shady area with masses of blooms that resemble miniature rosebuds; no deadheading necessary, blooms spring to frostContinuous Bloom or RebloomerLong BloomingDeadheading Not Necessary
CharacteristicsPlant Type:AnnualHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:10 - 20 InchesSpacing:10 - 12 InchesSpread:12 - 24 InchesFlower Colors:PurpleFlower Colors:WhiteFlower Shade:Lavender with a dusting of whiteFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:Dark GreenHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Shade to ShadeMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Planting To FrostHardiness Zones:10a, 10b, 11a, 11bWater Category:AverageSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Use in landscapes, containers and combinationsMaintenance Notes:
Deadheading isn't necessary but removing spent blooms isn't harmful if you want to clean the plants.
Rockapulco impatiens are very easy to care for, provide them with a shady location, give them a bit of fertilizer and don't let them dry out too much and they will be happy campers. The shouldn't need to be trimmed back, but can be pruned to shape them at any time. If they get too tall, you can cut them back to promote additional branching and a more compact habit.
An application of fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance.
Absolutely breathtaking, fully double, lavender pink and white bicolor blooms will make Rockapulco® Wisteria Impatiens shine in your containers and landscapes. Its buds open like miniature roses covering the mounding foliage all season long.
Is there anyone who hasn't heard of Impatiens? They grow in shade, like warm weather, are annual except in zones 10-11, have single or double flowers. Rockapulco, however, aren't your avergae shade garden variety Impatiens. Were a new series from one of the world's best plant breeders. Rockapulco thrive in the hottest, most humid deep shade.
Is there anyone who hasn't heard of Impatiens? They grow in shade; like warm weather; annual except in zones 10 - 11; have single or double flowers? Rockapulco, however, aren't your shade garden variety Impatiens. We're a new series from one of the world's best plant breeders. Rockapulco thrive in the hottest, most humid deep shade. Like inside a brick-walled courtyard in the Midwest or South.
Each plant forms a symmetrical mound of dark green foliage 10 -20 inches tall. Within a few weeks, an endless profusion of double flowers creates an ever-blooming display of color. Appleblossom, Dark Orange, Orchid, Pink, Purple, Red, Rose, and White. We will Rockapulco your world.Rockapulco® Wisteria Impatiens walleriana 'Balfiestarp'
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Kim Japinga, 1 week ago
I put these in window boxes that are mostly in the shade. I would say they did thrive but their habit is very untidy. They say deadheading isn't necessary, which is true, but the plants leave many spent flowers on the patio below. From a distance they are pretty but when you get closer it's a little messy. I hope the breeders can develop a double impatiens plant that is a better self-cleaner because they are such a pretty flower.Katy, Oregon, United States, 5 weeks ago
I tried 2 of these in different pots in shaded areas. I was so excited for them to spread out & flower, but they stayed small & the flowers mostly fell off before they peaked at bloom. I figured they’d stay compact, but was hoping for them to double their size, at least. I used Miracle-Gro every 2 weeks, but still nothing. I had such high hopes, but I was disappointed.HM, 6 weeks ago
I really liked this double impatiens. I planted it in the garden in a shady spot. It bloomed well all summer. I combined it with the white double impatiens. They looked so pretty together.Daphne Tot, Ontario, Canada, 4 years ago